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Fire Cupping Technique for Blood Feeding
Authors Note: I have a rather embarassing confession to make about the following article. When I was told about this method, I felt it was implied that the person who explained it to me had tried it successfully, and later I came across another person familiar with this method of extracting blood. But looking back on all this later, I realized that neither person had actually told me that they'd had a successful trial with this method. I must admit that I made the mistake of writing and publishing this article before I had actually tested the techniques described within it. After doing so, I've found that in my personal experience it produces little to no success. I blame no one but myself for this error; I know I should have tested the method first, and I know it was very irresponsible to publish an article before doing so.. I do apologize to all those reading this, and I feel it's my responsibility to take blame for my own actions, rather then having this article taken down and trying to pretend it never existed. I have recently come across someone who reported a very limited amount of success with this technique (though not nearly as much as the article would imply) and that's why I've chosen to leave this article here. If anyone else chooses to experiment with this technique and manages to find a way to make it successful, please contact me at The_Vampyre_Psykic@yahoo.com and I'll update this article with the new more effective technique, with credit given to the person who discovered it. However, at this time, I don't feel that I can recommend this technique as an effective method of blood extraction. And I apologize again for my mistake.
A while back I learned of a very effective technique for extracting blood that is completely sterile, leaves no scars, and when done properly, should be very nearly painless.
The things you need to perform this technique are as follows:
To prepare you should clean and sterilize the area you intend to draw blood from. You can use the alcohol, but if you really want it to be as painless as possible, you can use Bactine instead. And in case its not already very obvious you should have already had your donors blood tested by this point.
Now to actually begin the process. Make a small cluster of lancet punctures in the area you just sterilized, the cluster should be smaller then the mouth of the cup youll be using later on. Also be cautious not to make the punctures too close together or it could damage the skin more than necessary when the next step comes.
Once you have a small grouping of lancet pricks, gather together your fire cup, alcohol and a match or lighter. Pour a small amount (about half a capful should be fine) into the fire cup. Swirl the alcohol around inside the cup to make sure it coats the inside surface. When the inside of the fire cup has been coated with alcohol, use the match or lighter to ignite the alcohol, and then while its still flaming, immediately place it over the lancet punctures. The fire will instantly go out, but in the process itll use up the air inside the container, resulting in a powerful suction.
CAUTION: There are a number of risks of doing the previous step incorrectly. Id like to quickly go through them to make sure you understand the risks fully.
After placing the cup over the lancet punctures, the suction will draw out the blood, and the few remaining drops of alcohol could serve to keep the blood flowing a bit longer than it normally would. After a little while the cup will fill up partially and thatll make it a bit easier to release the suction, as the blood has partially equalized the pressure. You probably shouldnt let the cup fill up enough to the point that it completely falls off of the donor, just because it can get messy and you may spill all of the blood youve worked so hard to collect. I cant give exact times or exact amounts of blood. Those things depend on how quickly your donors blood clots, how strong the suction is, and the shape of the cup being used, plus there are probably a few unknown factors, as with anything. Once the cup is filled enough that the suction is beginning to weaken, simply remove from the donor, clean the punctures you left, and enjoy the blood now conveniently filling your cup.
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