This is a universal grounding / earthing sheet or 'bed pad' for optimal grounding while sleeping, complete with connection kit. It is a 100% cotton half-sheet with soft, yet durable conductive silver fibres woven throughout the material – in total each sheet contains nearly 1/3 mile of silver. See the 'Further Information' tab for details about Grounding, including an explanation of what it does for your blood as seen in the above image.
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The sheet measures 305cm x 91cm (120" x 36"). This is big enough to fit across the bottom half of any size mattress, with ample tuck length. The sheet can also be used fitted length-ways from top to bottom covering the whole mattress. The actual conductive area is 201cm x 91cm (79" x 36") with a non-cotton tuck under of 52cm (20.5") on each side. Colour is natural cotton (off-white).
Towards the edge of the sheet is a connection stud where the connection cord fits.
Direct skin contact with the sheet is required for optimal use, so the sheet should be placed on top of your normal sheet.
This product set includes everything you need for use: the earthing sheet, a 4.6m (15ft) connection cord, and your choice of Earth connection.
Washing and care instructions
The earthing sheet may be machine washed at a warm temperature (up to 40°C / 105°F). It may be tumble dried using a medium setting (up to 65°C / 150°F). Do not dry clean. Do not use chlorine bleach or liquid fabric softener, or any detergent containing bleach or fabric softener, as this can impair the conductivity of your sheet. If necessary, a hydrogen peroxide based whitener can be used to remove stains.
Avoid applying lotions, creams, or oils to the skin before bedtime on parts of your body that will be in contact with the earthing sheet. Such substances oxidise and can impair conductivity.
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Grounding, or earthing, refers to connecting electrically with the Earth. A growing body of research is finding numerous health benefits as a result of the physical body being grounded.
Unfortunately, with our modern rubber or plastic soled shoes and insulated sleeping arrangements, we no longer have a natural electrical connection to the Earth, unless walking barefoot.
There are two key reasons why this electrical connection is important:
The Earth is a massive reservoir of negatively charged free electrons. Without a connection to this reservoir, the cells in our body are unable to balance the positive charge which results from things like electron-deficient free radicals. The effect of excess positive charge in the blood can be seen very clearly by the way in which the cells are attracted to clump together (see image above).
Our modern environment is full of a wide spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, from computers, mobile phones & masts, radio & TV broadcasts, WiFi, Bluetooth, power lines, domestic wiring, and other electrical appliances. This electromagnetic radiation induces voltages in our bodies, disrupting the trillions of subtle electrical communications which are a vital part of the function of our body's systems. By being grounded to the Earth we greatly reduce the levels of these induced voltages, as we are then effectively shielded by the Earth's large electrical mass.
On a less tangible level, it may also be that the connection we make with the Earth actually carries information, and helps align us with the greater network of intelligence of our planet.
The Effect of Grounding on the Blood
One of the most dramatic demonstrations of the benefits of grounding is the effect it has on the blood (see image above). On the right are darkfield microscope images of blood taken from three individuals just before and after forty minutes of grounding. The before images are on the left, the after on the right. The pictures clearly show a dramatic thinning and decoupling of the blood cells. The blood samples were taken during research into grounding by Dr Stephen Sinatra MD.
How to be Grounded
The simplest way to be grounded is to go outside and place your bare feet or hands on some grass or earth, or to immerse yourself in a body of conductive water such as the sea or a mineral-rich lake.
When indoors, an Earth connection can be made by driving a metal rod into the ground outside, running a wire from the rod, and then connecting it to ourselves.
This may sound like a lot of hassle, but fortunately the majority of domestic electrical systems in the world already have such a rod and wire running indoors, connecting to the 'earth' pin on every mains electrical outlet. And rather than having to connect a wire to ourselves, a variety of conductive products have been developed, such as earthing sheets, mats, bands and patches.
The Effects of Grrounding
Sadly, under EU law, we are permitted to tell you very little about grounding. Please note that none of the information here constitutes medical advice in any way, or claims cure or treatment of any medical condition. Always consult a medical doctor regarding any personal health issues.
Another great resource is the book ‘Earthing’ by Clinton Ober
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