Earthing/Grounding Studies

Earthing Studies

    1. Effectiveness of Grounded Sleeping on Recovery after Intensive Eccentric Muscle Loading
    2. The Effects of Grounding (Earthing) on Bodyworkers’ Pain and Overall Quality of Life: A randomized Controlled Trial
    3. Effects of Grounding (Earthing) on Massage Therapists
    4. Electric Nutrition: The Surprising Health and Healing Benefits of Biological Grounding (Earthing)
    5. Electrical Grounding Improves Vagal Tone in Preterm Infants     View study charts here
    6. Effects of Grounding on Body Voltage and Current in the Presence of Electromagnetic Fields
    7. Grounding After Moderate Eccentric Contractions Reduces Muscle Damage
    8. One-Hour Contact with the Earth’s Surface (Grounding) Improves Inflammation and Blood Flow—A Randomized, Double-Blind, Pilot Study
    9. The Effect of Grounding the Human Body on Mood
    10. Grounding the Human Body during Yoga Exercise with a Grounded Yoga Mat Reduces Blood Viscosity
    11. Research Review: The Effects of Grounding (Earthing) on Inflammation, the Immune Response, Wound Healing, and Prevention and Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases − Journal of Inflammation Research
    12. Grounding the Human Body Improves Facial Blood Flow Regulation
    13. Differences in Blood Urea and Creatinine Concentrations in Earthed and Unearthed Subjects during Cycling Exercise and Recovery
    14. Earthing (Grounding) the Human Body Reduces Blood Viscosity—a Major Factor in Cardiovascular Disease
      Additionally, to view the Blood Viscosity Video Clip click here
    15. Earthing the Human Organism Influences Bioelectrical Processes
    16. Research Review: Health Implications of Reconnecting the Human Body to the Earth’s Surface Electrons −Journal of Environmental and Public Health
    17. The Neuromodulative Role of Earthing
    18. Emotional Stress, Heart Rate Variability, Grounding, and Improved Autonomic Tone: Clinical Applications 
    19. Earthing the Human Body Influences Physiologic Processes.   Editorial: Chronic Disease: Are We Missing Something?
    20. Pilot Study on the Effect of Grounding on Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness
    21. Changes in Pulse Rate, Respiratory Rate, Blood Oxygenation, Perfusion Index, Skin Conductance, and Their Variability Induced During and After Grounding Human Subjects for 40 Minutes
    22. The Effect Of Earthing On Human Physiology, Part 2
    23. The Effect Of Earthing On Human Physiology, Part 1
    24. The Effectiveness of a Conductive Patch and a Conductive Bed Pad in Reducing Induced Human Body Voltage Via the Application of Earth Ground
    25. The Biologic Effects of Grounding the Human Body During Sleep as Measured by Cortisol Levels and Subjective Reporting of Sleep, Pain, and Stress
    26. Medical Thermography Case Studies on Earthing 2004-2005
    27. Initial Gounding Experimentation, 2000

Earthing Commentaries

      1. Rx Earth – The Original Painkiller! James Oschman, Ph.D., Gaétan Chevalier, Ph.D., Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D.
      2. Understanding Earthing (Grounding) James Oschman, Ph.D., Gaétan Chevalier, Ph.D.
      3. Biophysics of Earthing (grounding) the Human Body, in Bioelectromagnetic and Subtle Energy Medicine (CRC Press), 2015: James Oschman, Ph.D., Gaétan Chevalier, Ph.D., A. Clinton Ober
      4. The Earth’s Electrical Surface Potential: A Summary of Present Understanding: Gaétan Chevalier, Ph.D.
      5. Can Electrons Act as Antioxidants? A Review and Commentary: James Oschman, Ph.D.
      6. Charge Transfer in the Living Matrix: James Oschman, Ph.D.
      7. Perspective: Assume a Spherical Cow: The role of Free or Mobile Electrons in Bodywork, Energetic and Movement Therapies: James Oschman, Ph.D.
      8. Fatigued? Let Grounding Recharge Your Battery
      9. Earthing vs. “Good” and “Bad” Free Radicals: James Oschman, Ph.D.
      10. Earthing Speeds Sports/Training Recovery, Lessens Muscle Damage and Inflammation
      11. Earthing, Inflammation, and Aging – Something to Think About: Gaétan Chevalier, Ph.D.
      12. Matteo Tavera: A French Naturalist’s Vision of the Importance of “Natural Electricity” to Life
      13. Earthing Poster 2018 Congress on Integrative Medicine

Misinformation about Earthing

  1. Beware of Earthing Misinformation, Gaétan Chevalier, Ph.D.
  2. Earthing and Ground Currents
  3. Grounding Does Not Turn You Into an Antenna for EMFs

Earthing Institute Instructional Papers

  1. How to Measure the Effect of Earthing on Body Voltage
  2. Studies Confirm Indoor Grounding Safety and Reduced Exposure to AC Voltage EMFs 
  3. Earthing Plant Experiment for School

Studies and all research information courtesy the Earthing Institute