Going to one’s brother for cupping

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Q: My wife needs to do hijama (cupping) and her brother is doing hijama treatment. Can she do hijama by her brother? Is this allowed in Islam? 


A: Yes, but it is better if a woman can administer this.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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