Our planet is a six sextillion (that is six followed by twenty-one zeroston battery that is continually replenished by lightning strikes and solar radiation. The electricity in the earth is really important for us humans. Why? Because, like the Earth, our bodies are made up of mostly water and minerals — both of which are amazing conductors of electrons. These electrons (negative charge) balance out our bodies which develop internal free radical toxicity (positive charges) unless earth contact is made. In other words, the earth, with its electrons, is a huge antioxidant, and vital to optimal health.
Inflammation, which is caused by free radicals in the body, was designed by nature to be controlled by touching the amazing Earth battery so that those free radicals could be neutralized by the free electrons in the earth.
In one of the first studies done in regard to the benefits of “earth grounding” through earthing products:
100% reported feeling more rested upon waking
93% reported sleeping better throughout the night
85% went to sleep more quickly
82% experience less muscle stiffness
78% reported improved general health
74% experienced an elimination of chronic back/joint pain
Some ‘grounded’ participants also reported relief from respiratory issues, RA, hypertension, sleep apnea, hot flashes, and PMS.
Those kind of statistics mean something good is happening when you’re grounded (i.e. earthed).
Scientists have discovered that humans are healthier and happier with regular earth contact because the earth’s infinite supply of free electrons balance the body “electrically”.
The way this works is that the earth’s free electrons (infinite quantities of these electrons are in the earth) flow into the body through skin contact with the earth and supply missing electrons to neutralize free radicals in the human body and reduce cortisol (stress hormone). If you don’t have regular skin contact with the earth then you are losing out on the free radical extinguishing flow of electrons that comes from the earth. This electron flow is availableIF you touch the earth* directly with your skin (*or touch a personal grounding product that is connected to the earth).
By 1950, mankind had largely lost contact with the earth’s electrons. This disconnection was due to the burgeoning use of synthetic building materials, synthetic floor coverings and synthetic shoes that insulate people from having an electrical connection with the earth. It is our firm belief that one of the results of this disconnection is that auto immune diseases began to inflict suffering upon humans at a vastly accelerated rate. In other words, this disconnection has contributed greatly to the escalation in Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
According to the “earthing” paradigm, disconnection from the earth’s infinite supply of free electrons leads to ever-escalating free radicals which leads to free radical caused diseaseand lessened vitality because our human physiology depend upon the flow of earth’s electrons through our bodies in order to extinguish free radicals, reduce cortisol (stress) and allow the immune system to reset or come back into homeostasis after an infection is dealt with. When people disconnected from the earth, back in the 50s and 60s, is when our bodies lost the flow of electrons and our physiology began to suffer and autoimmune diseases became much more common.
If you disconnect from nature, you lose! — our immune system depends upon having regular contact with earth’s — these electrons transfer into the body merely by touching the earth through bare skin or with bare skin touching an earthing product that connects to the earth. The electrons come into your body and bring your free radical levels down and your body back to into balance. (The earth’s infinite electrons are maintained by constant thousands of lightning storms somewhere on the earth, so they will never run out.) When we separate from that flow of electrons, WE LOSE IN A BIG WAY!
Thankfully, now, with earthing products you can ensure that you have an electrical connection to the earth and the opportunity to keep free radical levels lower in your body.
The electron flow from earth connection is one of the reasons why people feel better when they are barefoot at the beach or park, or when they are working with their hands in the soil in their garden. When we have bare skin contact with the earth, the earth’s electrons flow through through our body (water and minerals inside our bodies make us good conductors). This flow of electrons will help extinguish free radical caused inflammation... look what that flow of electrons has done for people in regard to thermographaphy (temperature) in the knees as shown in those thermal image:
These images were taken 30 minutes apart... look at the change in temperature that has resulted from only 30 minutes of earthing as the electrons from the earth quenched free radicals, thereby reducing inflammation.
Of course, no one should expect that earthing will give instant pain relief or instantly create a perfect night’s sleep or give instant increased flexibility after years of stiffness. Earthing only does one thing, which is to reduce current free radical loads in the body. So, if a person has lived for years without earthing and as a result that person’s body has accumulated considerable free radical damage to joints and tissues, merely beginning to sleep earthed will not suddenly erase the damage that has been done in all those previous years. All earthing can do is to begin to diminish ongoing free radical damage and, hopefully, allow the body the opportunity to begin healing with the aid one’s nutrition, restorative sleep, etc. Nevertheless, despite the fact that earthing does not create miracles,earthing is a wonderful discovery.
The above diagram shows how people can be reconnected to the earth’s electrons with a grounded earth sheet.
Thanks to Clint Ober, who pioneered personal grounding systems as an important component of wellness and increased vitality, there are “personal grounding” products that can be purchased which will help you to stay in contact with earth’s electrons, and thereby minimize your free radical load and maximize your wellness. As wellness coaches at Healthy-Living, we have been using earthing sheets for nearly a decade... and recommend them for everyone. If you’re not earthed, you are missing out on the balancing energy of the earth in your life.
Earthing Half Sheet
Earthing Fitted Sheet
Earthing Recovery Bag
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Fits between bottom and top sheets (one size fits all beds)
Fitted Sheet - used in place of a fitted sheet (priced by size)
Earthing Mummy Style Bag (for traveling) (one size fits all)
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