An ancient Greek drawing of cupping being practiced. Cupping was performed then to remove the humours, usually in the form of blood, thereby freeing up space in the body for the rest of its humours to flow.
The Burdock plant is related to the Dandelion and Echinacea family. The seeds, greens and roots were used by the ancient Greeks as a medicine to heal many common ailments. The root is mainly used in today’s Burdock health supplements. Very scary plant.
Greek Medicine: MEDICAL ASTROLOGY AND CLIENT COUNSELING