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Earthing or Grounding

Do you remember the last time you walked barefoot on the beach, through the grass or in the bush and simply reconnected with the Earth? How good did it feel?


Years of extensive research has shown that connecting to the Earth’s natural energy, by walking barefoot on grass, sand, dirt or rock can diminish chronic pain, fatigue and other ailments that plague so many people today. This connection is referred to as Earthing or Grounding.


To put it briefly, when your bare feet or skin comes in contact with the earth, free electrons are taken up into the body. These electrons could be referred to as nature’s biggest antioxidants and help neutralise damaging excess free radicals that can lead to inflammation and disease in the body. The Earth is a conductor or free electrons and so are all living things on the planet, including us. The body is composed of mostly of water and minerals which in combination are excellent conductors of electrons from the Earth providing there is direct skin contact or some other conductive channel for them to flow through.


The Earth’s energy upgrades one’s physiology by allowing the body to cope and repair thereby promoting wellbeing, vitality and better sleep. It also harmonises and stabilises the body’s basic biological rhythms, knocks down (and even knocks out) chronic inflammation and reduces and eliminates associated pain, making it the most natural and powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-aging remedy around! No matter what your age, gender, race or health status you will benefit from a daily dose of Earthing!


BENEFITS EARTHING HAS BEEN SHOWN TO HELP WITH:


  • Defuse the cause of inflammation, and improve or eliminate the symptoms of many inflammation-related disorders


  • Reduce or eliminate chronic pain


  • Improve Sleep and promote a deeper sleep


  • Increase energy and vitality


  • Lower stress and promote calmness in the body by cooling down the nervous system and stress hormones


  • Normalise the body's biological rhythms


  • Thin the blood and improve blood pressure and flow


  • Relieve muscle tension and headaches


  • Lessen hormonal and menstrual symptoms


  • Dramatically speeds healing time and can help prevent bedsores


  • Reduce or eliminate jet lag


  • Protect the body against potentially health disturbing environmental electromagnetic fields (EMFs)


  • Accelerate recovery from intense athletic activity

Our connection to nature, the planet and the universe are vital, however, with rapid advances in technology and our modern fast-paced lifestyles, many of us have become separated from our basic bond with mother Earth. We all know that the sun gives us warmth, light and vitamin D and the Earth provides us with fresh air, water, food, and a surface to live on. However, as discussed earlier, it has recently been learned that when your bare feet make contact with the Earth’s surface your body uptakes a natural and subtle energy which could be referred to as vitamin G – G for ground. This could be the difference between feeling good and not so good, of having little or a lot of energy, sleeping well or not so well, looking vibrant or looking tired and old, suffering from an auto-immune disease or having a strong immune system. Throughout history humans walked, sat and slept on the ground, cultivated their land with bare hands and spent a lot of their time naturally grounded. However, today, we have become increasingly disconnected from nature by our modern lifestyle. Conductive leather-soled shoes of our ancestors have been replaced with insulated rubber and plastics. We sleep in beds and homes off the ground. Plastics, synthetic fabrics, asphalt, tar, carpets, vinyl have all been introduced and block this natural connection. To add to this, we are also bathed in a sea of unnatural man-made electronic radiation from household appliances, mobile phones, wi-fi, microwaves and cell towers, which bombard us continuously with excess free radical damage to our tissues and cells. The Earth’s energy helps to knock these excess free radicals down so that your body can heal and repair naturally, as it is meant to. Therefore, to remain in good health, it is imperative that we re-connect with this natural energy daily to counteract the damaging effects of our modern lifestyle.


How can I experience Earthing now?

Go barefoot outside for at least half-hour and see what a difference it makes on your pain or stress level. Sit, stand, lay or walk on grass, sand, dirt, or plain concrete. These are all conductive surfaces from which your body can draw the Earth’s energy. Wood, carpet, asphalt, sealed or painted concrete and vinyl won’t work and will block the flow of electrons as they are not conductive surfaces. Experience for yourself the healing energy of the Earth at work next time you are stressed, in pain or unwell.


The Simplest Way To Be Earthed Everyday When You Can't Get Outside.

If walking barefoot on a daily basis is not possible or practical for you, Earthing indoor products are just as effective - from Grounding Shoes to Wrist Bands, Pillows, Sheets or Mats - there is an Earthing product to suit your lifestyle and needs. You can easily set up indoor Earthing Products around the home or office and you will be able to use them, without effort or any downtime, every day, such as while you sleep, while you watch TV, while you use your computer and even while you meditate.

Other Ways to be Earthed:

  • Swim in the ocean or lakes

  • Garden with bare hands

  • Lay on the Earth

  • Hug a living tree

  • Lean up against a living tree

  • Sleep on the earth while camping

  • Wear natural leather-soled shoes instead of synthetic rubber/plastic shoes


How Much Time Do I Need To See Benefits?

Everybody is different, and just like no two people will get the same results when undertaking a fitness or diet program, your results will depend on your circumstances. However, research has shown that in just seconds the body's physiology starts to change with muscles relaxing and returning to normal tension, stress starts to dissipate by calming down the nervous system.

Within 30 minutes to 90 minutes you may start to notice a real difference with pain levels, stress, calmness, easier to get off to sleep or just feeling better than before. If you have a long-standing health issue it has been shown that consistent Earthing is more beneficial and any results may take several weeks to be apparent. If you are generally healthy you may not notice much change at all, however, your body is receiving less free radical damage and can therefore heal and repair every night as it is meant to, keeping your body in continual good health and well-being.

The bottom line is that some people experience Earthing benefits quickly and for others, it may take time.


How Do I Know If Earthing Is Working For Me?

We have found that as this Earthing healing energy is very subtle, your new way of life becomes your "new normal" and you may carry on with life just as before without pain, without too much stress, and this is now your new reference and you may think that Earthing is not working for you any longer as you have become accustomed to your new way of well being. If you are healthy, to begin with, you may not notice any changes, however, you get rest assured that you are providing your body with a natural electrical nutrient, that it requires to stay well and live long.


How Can I Tap Into This Energy From My Home?

Through research and demand by participants, innovative products were developed to bring the Earth's natural healing energy directly to the body, while indoors, via conductive wires and conductive materials/fabrics thus making the Earth-Body connection easy and convenient. Just like pipes and taps bring water to our homes, we can now bring the Earth's energy into our homes two ways:-

1. We can go directly to the source of mother earth by using a Ground Rod. The Ground Rod is inserted into moist earth around your home or office and the connecting cord is then run under a door or window and attached to an Earthing product such as a sheet or mat.

2. Our power points in our homes are already Earthed, therefore, we can take advantage of this by inserting our custom-designed non-electrical Earthing plug into a PowerPoint or power board, that you will be using. The Earth Plug connects to the Earth wire only that is already present. in the PowerPoint. One end of a conductive cord is then inserted into the plug and the other end attaches to a conductive product such as a sheet or mat. No electrical power is used in this process, the plugs are safe and non-electrical and cannot be used as an appliance plug.


What Are The Conductive Earthing Products?

Conductive Earthing Products, such as Sleep Mats, Sheets, Pads and Bands have been designed to make receiving the Earth's healing energy simple, easy and that requires no effort. By making "Indoor" Earthing this convenient, it's easy to maintain this practice on an everyday basis, thereby reaping huge health benefits for your well-being and longevity - you don't have to remember to take tablets, rub in lotions or turn up for appointments.


Using grounding equipment

When going outside to ground yourself isn’t an option, there are alternativesTrusted Source. One method of earthing involves connecting a metal rod to the ground outside and then connecting the rod to your body through a wire.

If you’re not comfortable using a metal rod to ground yourself, there’s other grounding equipment available. This equipment is an effective way to incorporate earthing therapy into your daily life and includes:

  • grounding mats

  • grounding sheets or blankets

  • grounding socks

  • grounding bands and patches

You can find grounding mats, sheets, blankets, socks, and bands online.


But in my opinion going outdoors and into nature "the source"is best.

Let's get back to basics and reek the benefits.





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