Earthing Benefits

There have been 15 studies on Earthing showing positive results for a range of health issues. This is a summary of their findings:

Almost Immediately

• Your nervous system shifts into parasympathetic or calming mode. This has been verified with skin conductance tests, which show an average 10% drop within 4 seconds of Earthing.
• Muscles that are tense start to relax.
• Muscles that are hyper toned from overuse or injury begin to return to normal tension.

After 30-120 minutes of Earthing

  • • Blood flows more freely improving circulation and blood pressure.
  • • The cardiovascular system is supported by better blood flow as shown by improved heart rate variability
  • • Inflammation reduces
  • • Relief from inflammation-related pain
  • • Less stress
  • • People often feel more relaxed and positive

The Benefits of Earthing Overnight in Bed

  • • All the above benefits plus
  • • Reset your overnight cortisol levels which in turn helps you sleep more deeply
  • • Fall asleep faster
  • • Wake up less often during the night
  • • Feel more refreshed when you wake in the morning
  • • Have more energy during the day
  • • Relief from musculoskeletal pain, gastrointestinal pain, headaches, menstrual cramps and arthritic pain
  • • Experience less pain at night which may interfere with sleep
  • • Reduce emotional stress
  • • Recover faster from muscular exertion

Medical studies show that Earthing is a natural blood thinner that improves circulation and can influence thyroid function.

If you are taking blood-thinning medication, please talk with your health professional before using an indoor earthing product as your medication dosage will need to be monitored and possibly decreased.

Similarly, if you are taking thyroid medication, discuss earthing with your health professional and monitor for symptoms of over-medication.

The following studies are a good way to introduce Earthing to your health professional.
 [Blood Thinning] Earthing (grounding) the Human Body Reduces Blood Viscosity from The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Volume 19 Issue 2, February 14, 2013;
 [Thyroid] Earthing the Human Body Influences Physiologic Processes in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Volum 17 Issue 4, April, 2011.
[General Introduction] Can Electrons Act as Antioxidants from The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Volume 13, Issue 9, November 30, 2007.