Earthing is an ancient Ayuvedic technique for electrically connecting oneself to the energy of
the ground. This energy arises from the movement of electrons in the ionosphere, which creates
a natural global resonance of about 8 cycles per second (Hz). This energy is healing and
restorative. Earthing is especially beneficial to use while sleeping.
The benefits of Earthing have recently been brought to the attention on westerners by the book
Dr. Weyrich has personally found the following products to be especially useful
(many more products are available):
Wiring Tester. It is a very good idea to make sure your house is properly wired before using any Earthing product. If your house fails, call an electrician.
Rubber Grounding Mat Can be placed on floor for use sitting at desk barefooted, on desk top to rest hands on, or even in bed.
Cotton Pillow Case.
Half-sheet. Cheaper than a full sheet. Also useful to wrap a particular body part that needs attention.
Fitted Queen Sheet. Other sizes available.
Benefits attributed to Earthing include:
Improved sleep quality;
Reduced inflammation and pain;
Faster recovery from trauma and accelerated wound healing;
Improved fertility and reduced menstrual symptoms;
Improved overall feeling of wellbeing.
Some people notice the benefit of using Earthing products immediately; others find the effect
to be more subtle and to take several weeks to notice a difference. This effect may also
vary by location due to variations in housing construction and local sources of electromagnetic
One amusing anecdote that Dr. Weyrich observed was when taking a rubber grounding mat to
a home-bound patient who had a cat. The cat approached the mat on the floor, placed one paw
on it and quickly withdrew its paw with a "meow". The cat approached the mat several more times
more cautiously, and then proceeded to sit directly on the mat. Sometimes animals are more
sensitive to energy fields than people are.