Here are some of the suggested benefits associated with earthing:
- Reduced Inflammation: It is theorized that direct contact with the Earth allows electrons to enter the body, which can neutralize positively charged free radicals and reduce inflammation.
- Improved Sleep: Earthing advocates suggest that connecting with the Earth’s electrical energy can help regulate circadian rhythms, improve sleep quality, and reduce insomnia symptoms.
- Stress Reduction: Walking barefoot on natural surfaces and connecting with nature is thought to have a calming effect, reduce stress levels, and promote a sense of well-being.
- Pain Relief: Some proponents claim that earthing may help alleviate pain by reducing inflammation and influencing the body’s perception of pain signals.
- Enhanced Mood and Energy: Supporters of earthing suggest that it can boost mood, increase energy levels, and promote a general sense of vitality and positivity.
- Normalized Cortisol Levels: Cortisol is a hormone associated with stress. It is believed that earthing may help regulate cortisol levels and promote a more balanced stress response.
- Improved Blood Flow: Earthing proponents propose that grounding may improve blood circulation and enhance cardiovascular function.
- Reduced Electromagnetic Sensitivity: It is suggested that earthing can help mitigate the effects of electromagnetic radiation from electronic devices and minimize symptoms of electromagnetic sensitivity.
As with any health practice or health concern, consult with healthcare professionals or experts in the field to make informed decisions.
To learn more, check out these books:
GROUNDED FOR HEALTH: Through Earthing, improve your mental and physical well-being by using Earths’ incredible healing powers.The Green Cure: How shinrin-yoku, earthing, going outside, or simply opening a window can heal usConsciously Barefoot- About Earthing and healing inflammations: Consciously BarefootThe Earth Prescription: Discover the Healing Power of Nature with Grounding Practices for Every Season