The Angels Recommending Hijama (Cupping):

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “I did not pass by an angel from the angels on the night journey except that they all said to me: Upon you is Hijama (Cupping), O Muhammad.”

Sunan ibn Maajah (3477)

In the narration reported by Abdullah ibn Mas’ud r.a. the angels said, “Oh Muhammad, order your Ummah (nation) with Hijama (Cupping).”

Sunan Tirmidhee (3479)

Hijama (Cupping) Is a Preventative Medicine:

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “Whoever wants to perform Hijama (Cupping) then let him search for the 17th, 19th and 21st day (of the Islamic, lunar month) and let none of you allow his blood to rage (boil) such that it kills him.”

Sunan ibn Maajah (3486)

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “When the weather becomes extremely hot, seek aid in Hijama (Cupping). Do not allow your blood to rage (boil) such that it kills you.”

Reported by Hakim in his ‘Mustadrak’ and he authenticated it and Imam ad-Dhahabi agreed (4/212)

In Hijama (Cupping) There Is A Cure and A blessing:

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “Healing is in three things: in the incision of the cupper, in drinking honey, and in cauterizing with fire, but I forbid my Ummah (nation) from cauterization (branding with fire).” [Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (5681),Sunan ibn Maajah (3491)

Hazrat Jaabir ibn Abdullah r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “Indeed in Hijama (Cupping) there is a cure.”

Saheeh Muslim (5706)

Hazrat Ibn Umar r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “Hijama (Cupping) on an empty stomach is best. In it is a cure and a blessing…”

Sunan ibn Maajah (3487)

Areas of Hijama (Cupping)

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was treated with Hijama (Cupping) three times on the two veins at the side of the neck and the base of the neck.

Sunan abi Dawud (3860), ibn Maajah (3483)

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was cupped on his head. [Saheeh al-Bukhaari (5699)

Hazrat Abdullah ibn ‘Umar r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) used to cup his head and would call it (the place at the top of the head) “Umm Mugheeth.”

Saheehah (753), Saheeh al-Jaami’ (4804)

Hazrat Jaabir ibn Abdullah r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was treated with Hijama (Cupping) on his hip for a pain in that area.

Sunan abi Dawud (3863)

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was treated with Hijama (Cupping) when he was in Ihram, on the top of his foot, for a pain in that area.

Sunan abi Dawud (1836)

Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allaah have mercy on him) said, “Hijama (Cupping) under the chin is beneficial for pain in the teeth, face and throat, if it is performed in its proper time. It purifies the head and the jaws.

Hijama (Cupping) on the top of the foot is a substitution for the puncturing of the Saphena, which is a large vein in the heel. It is beneficial for treating ulcers that occur on the thighs and calves, the interruption of menses and skin irritation on the testicles.

Hijama (Cupping) at the bottom of the chest is beneficial for the treatment of sores, scabies and mange on the thighs. It helps against gout, hemorrhoids, elephantiasis and itchiness on the back.”

Zaad al-Ma’aad (4/58)

Narrated by ibn maajah, on the authority of Hazrat Ali r.a (may Allah be pleased with him) that the angel Hazrat Jibreel a.s adviced the Messenger of Allah (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) to have hijama done at the Akhda’ain (posterior jugulars) and KAHIL (upper back ~between the shoulder).
Reported by Hazrat Abu kabsha al Anmari r.a that  Messenger of Allah (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) had hijama between the shoulder (KAHIL).

Narrated by Abu Dawood & ibn-Majah

Hijama (Cupping) For Dislocation/Bruising

Hazrat Jaabir ibn Abdullah r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) fell from his horse onto the trunk of a palm tree and dislocated his foot. Waki’t said, “Meaning the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) Was cupped on (his foot) for bruising.”

Sunan ibn Maajah (2807)

Hijama (Cupping) Is the Best of Remedies

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “Indeed the best of remedies you have is Hijama (Cupping)…”

Saheeh al-Bukhaari (5371)

Hazrat Abu Hurairah r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “If there was something excellent to be used as a remedy then it is Hijama (Cupping).”

Sunan abi Dawud (3857), Sunan ibn Maajah (3476)

The Best Days for Hijama (Cupping):

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “Whoever wants to perform Hijama (Cupping) then let him search for the 17th, 19th and 21st…”

Sunan ibn Maajah (3486)

Hazrat Abu Hurairah r.a (may Allaah be pleased with him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) said, “Whoever performs cupping on the 17th, 19th or 21st day (of the Islamic month) then it is a  cure for every disease.”

Saheeh Sunan Abi Dawud (3861)

Hijama (Cupping) For Headaches:

Hazrat Salma r.a., the servant of the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “Whenever someone would complain of a headache to the Messenger of Allah, he (salallahu alayhi wasallam would advise them to perform Hijama (Cupping).”

Sunan abi Dawud (3858)

Hijama (Cupping) For Magic:

Ibn al-Qaiyum (may Allah have mercy on him) mentions that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was cupped on his head when he was afflicted with magic and that it is from the best of cures for this if performed correctly.

Zaad al Ma’aad (4/125-126)

Hijama (Cupping) For Poison:

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that a Jewish woman gave poisoned meat to the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) so he sent her a message saying, “What caused you to do that?”

She replied, “If you really are a Prophet then Allah will inform you of it and if you are not then I would save the people from you!” When the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) felt pain from it, he performed Hijama (Cupping).

Once he travelled while in Ihram and felt that pain and hence performed Hijama (Cupping)

Ahmed (1/305) the hadeeth is hasan (good chain with all the paths)

Hijama (Cupping) For Strengthening One’s Intelligence and Memory

Hazrat Ibn Umar r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “Hijama (Cupping) on an empty stomach is best. In it is a cure and a blessing. It improves the intellect and the memory…”

Sunan ibn Maajah (3487)

Hijama (Cupping) For Strengthening the eyesight

Hazrat Abdallah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam) said, “How good is the cupper, removes blood, lightens the back and sharpens the eyesight.”

At-Tirmidhi (2053)

Hijama (Cupping) In Its Time Is A Cure for Every Disease:

Harat Abu Hurairah r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) said, “Whoever performs Hijama (Cupping) on the 17th, 19th or 21st day (of the Islamic, lunar month) then it is a cure for every disease.”

Sunan abi Dawud (3861)

Hijama (Cupping) Whilst In the State Of Ihram

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was cupped on his head for a unilateral headache while he was in Ihraam.

Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (5701)

Hijama (Cupping) Whilst Fasting:

Hazrat Abdullah ibn Abbas r.a. reported that the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) was cupped while he was fasting.

Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (5694)

Hazrat Anas ibn Maalik r.a. was asked: “Did you dislike cupping for the fasting person?” He said, “No except for the reason of one becoming weak.”

Saheeh al-Bukhaaree (1940)

Hijama (Cupping) for Women

Hazrat Jaabir ibn Abdullah r.a. reported Umm Salama (may Allah be pleased with her) asked permission from the Messenger s.a.w to be treated with cupping (hijama). So the Nabi (salallahu alayhi wasallam.) ordered Abu Teeba r.a. to cup her. Jaabir ibn Abdullah r.a. said,” I think he s.a.w. said that Abu Teeba r.a. is her brother through breastfeeding or a young boy who didn’t reach puberty”.

Saheeh Muslim (5708), abu Dawud (4102), ibn Maajah (3480)