Unlocking the Power of Daily Earthing: The Key to Optimal Well-being and Grounded Living
Experience the Power of Daily Earthing
Staying connected with the Earth on a daily basis is essential for maintaining our overall well-being and ensuring the optimal functioning of our complex bodily systems. Our planet generously provides electrons that enable us to operate at our best.
However, in our modern and fast-paced lives, it can be challenging to maintain regular contact with the Earth. Insulated homes, high-rise offices, and rubber-soled shoes often hinder our ability to naturally ground ourselves, potentially compromising our health.
Numerous studies demonstrate that consistent earthing has a multitude of health benefits. Consequently, incorporating earthing practices into our daily routines has become increasingly important.
If you're fortunate enough to have the opportunity to kick off your shoes and walk along the beach, grass, or soil, you can effortlessly ground yourself. However, if going barefoot isn't your preference, there is a wide range of indoor Earthing solutions and even grounding strips that turn your ordinary shoes into earthing footwear, which help you achieve the same beneficial results while enjoying the comfort of walking on various terrains.
Identifying Suitable Ground Surfaces for Earthing
It's important to note that grounding, whether barefoot or with earthing footwear, is only effective when in contact with a conductive surface.
Walking barefoot inside your local shopping mall won't provide you with any earthing benefits!
The most effective surfaces for grounding are sand, soil, or grass. Moist surfaces, such as wet sand or dewy grass, offer enhanced conductivity due to the conductive nature of water, delivering an abundance of electrons to any part of your body in contact with the surface. Grounding requires only a single connection point with the ground to receive a surge of electrons throughout the body.
Natural bodies of water, such as oceans, lakes, or rivers, especially those rich in salts and minerals, also provide excellent grounding environments.
In certain cases, grounding is possible on concrete, stone pavers, and specific types of tiles, as long as they are made from natural materials and directly laid on the Earth or a concrete slab. However, it's important to be cautious as modern construction and manufacturing practices often involve the use of plastics, paints, glues, or other chemical bonding agents that act as insulators, inhibiting the grounding experience.
Is Indoor Grounding Possible?
Thanks to the wide range of available earthing products, achieving a daily earthing practice is also possible from the comfort of your home or workplace.
By utilizing a grounded power outlet in your home, electrons from the Earth flow through the grounded wire of the household wiring via an earthing plug and cord, and into the conductive surface of an earthing product, such as a mat, underlay, throw or sheet.
When you make contact with the grounded conductive surface of the earthing product, the electrons transfer into your body, allowing you to experience the same grounding effects as if you were outdoors. Common conductive elements used in earthing products include carbon, silver fibre, or stainless steel.
The Grounded Kiwi Earthing mat is made from 100% conductive carbon-infused leatherette that is eco-friendly and will last for years.
There are earthing products available for both daytime and nighttime use, enabling you to experience the benefits of earthing throughout the day at your convenience. Explore the full range of indoor earthing products available at Grounded Kiwi.
- The Effects of Earthing (Grounding) on Inflammation, the Immune Response, Wound Healing, and Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4378297/
- Earthing (Grounding) the Human Body Reduces Blood Viscosity—a Major Factor in Cardiovascular Disease: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3576907/#:~:text=Grounding%20increases%20the%20surface%20charge,cardiovascular%20risk%20and%20cardiovascular%20events.
- Integrative and lifestyle medicine strategies should include Earthing (grounding): Review of research evidence and clinical observations: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1550830719305476