"For every disease there is a cure so if the medicine comes upon the disease it cures it by the will of Allah, the Most High."
[Sahih Muslim - 5741]

Narrations for Hijama

Hijama is the best of remedies

Abdullah ibn Abbas (ra) reported that the Messenger (saw) 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). [Sahih Bukhari - 5681, Sahih Sunan Ibn Maajah - 3491].

Anas ibn Maalik (ra) reported that the Messenger (saw) said, When the weather becomes extremely hot, seek aid in cupping / Hijama. 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].

Hijama / Cupping may be used to treat headaches

Salma (ra), the servant of the Messenger (saw) said, Whenever someone would complain of a headache to the Messenger of Allah (saw), he would advise them to perform cupping / Hijama.[Sahih Sunan Abu Dawud - 3858].

Hijama / Cupping may be used to treat black magic

Ibn al-Qaiyum (may Allah have mercy on him) mentions that the Messenger (saw) 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 while fasting or in the state of Ihram

Abdullah ibn Abbas (ra) said: Allah's Messenger (saw) was cupped on his head for a unilateral headache while he was in a state of Ihraam. [Sahih Bukhari - 5701]

Abdullah ibn Abbas (ra) reported that the Messenger (saw) was cupped while he was fasting.
[Sahih Bukhari - 5694].

Anas ibn Maalik (ra) was asked: "Did you dislike cupping for the fasting person?" He said, "No except for the reason of one becoming weak." [Sahih Bukhari - 1940].

Areas of Cupping / Hijama

Abdullah ibn Abbas (ra) reported that the Messenger (saw) was cupped on his head. [Sahih Bukhari - 5699].

Jaabir Ibn Abdullah (ra) reported that the Messenger (saw) was treated with cupping / Hijama on his hip for a pain in that area. [Sahih Abu Dawud - 3863].

Cupping / Hijama for women

Jaabir ibn Abdullah (ra) reported Umm Salama (may Allah be pleased with her) asked permission from the Messenger (saw) to be treated with cupping / Hijama. So the Messenger (saw) ordered Abu Teeba (ra) to cup her. Jaabir ibn Abdullah (ra) said, " I think he (ra) said that Abu Teeba (ra) is her brother through breastfeeding or a young boy who didn't reach puberty". [Sahih Muslim - 5744]