What is Earthing?


'Earthing' is the term used in tandem with 'Grounding'. These terms describe the physical contact between our human body and the surface of Earth.


The human body is conductive, meaning that when in direct contact with the Earth, we absorb the natural electrical frequencies contained within. Just as the sun provides Vitamin D, the Earth provides our body with free electrons, which attract and eliminate 'free radicals' built up within our bodies and absorb excess built-up energy over the day.


It is scary to think about how little time we have in direct contact with the Earth in our modern lives. You wake up in an insulated home, put on shoes with insulating rubber soles, drive in your insulated (or even electrically charged) car, go into your place of work, education, etc., and then go home for the night and repeat. How often did you physically touch the Earth? And if you did, for how long were you in contact? 


Earthing is a simple practice that requires only direct skin contact with the Earth's surface. Damp grass, for instance, is highly conductive and provides a pleasant experience. Just be mindful of summer prickles and bees! Whenever possible, kick off your shoes and walk on the grass, beach, or dirt. But when these options aren't available, our products like the Earthing Underlay, desk mats, socks, or throws can conveniently bring the healing power of the Earth inside your home, ensuring you stay connected. 


Earthing is not a new trend; it has been a part of many cultures' practices for thousands of years. Today, with the tools to scientifically measure its benefits, we can see that there are numerous ways to reconnect with our Earth from the comfort of our homes and workplaces. The longer we stay connected, the more we benefit. Additionally, Earthing provides a shield against the increasing electromagnetic fields in our daily lives, a benefit our ancestors never needed when they used Earthing for healing.


When we neglect to Earth regularly, our bodies can accumulate an excess of 'free radicals' due to the stresses of modern life: financial pressures, relationship strains, and work demands. Our immune system kicks into high gear to combat this stress, but over time, our body interprets this stress as an illness, leading to a continuous production of 'free radicals' that can harm our health.


Earthing floods the body from the moment you make contact. Negatively charged electrons flow around the body, eliminating the free radicals and helping to lower inflammation and associated pain.


Don't just take our word for these benefits; check out what Kiwis' are saying themselves here on our review page. https://www.groundedkiwi.nz/pages/reviews

Happy Earthing, 


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