Updated: May 9
Morozko Forge benefits both your electrical safety and your health
Are you grounded?
Electromagnetic field (EMF) expert Brian Hoyer tested the electrical properties of the Filtered Forge for Luke Story. As he explains in this video, he discovered the Forge has "amazing" grounding properties that are beneficial for human health.
The fact that electricity is an important regulator of health in the human body should come as no surprise. Young children still play the game of rubbing balloons on their hair to create static electricity.
Without discharging all the built-up static electricity, their hair flies out from their scalp at weird, gravity-defying angles, and the balloon will stick to the wall and stay there as if by magic.
The balloon experiment is a demonstration of the fact that our bodies are capable of accumulating and storing electric charge.
Now, leading biohackers are discovering that being out of electric balance can cause strange distortions in our appearance and our health. To remedy the ills of living in a modern, industrialized world surrounded by stray electromagnetic fields, Ben Greenfield suggests "Grounding the human body to the Earth to use the earth’s electrical potential and free electrons to maintain internal electrical stability, normalizing all of its self-regulating and self-healing systems."
That is, although our bodies respond to electric fields, we are imperfect conductors incapable of correcting electrical imbalances without connecting to the Earth (i.e., grounding).
Benefits of grounding
Scientific experiments in human conductivity support these claims. Measuring human voltages in grounded and ungrounded states, Chevalier et al. (2012) discovered that connecting our bodies to the unlimited supply of electrons in the earth has a multitude of health benefits, including:
reduced cortisol spikes,
delayed muscle soreness and reduced inflammation,
strengthened parasympathetic nervous system response,
improved heart rate variability.
Emerging evidence shows that contact with the Earth—whether being outside barefoot or indoors connected to grounded conductive systems—may be a simple, natural, and yet profoundly effective environmental strategy against chronic stress, autonomic nervous system dysfunction, inflammation, pain, poor sleep, disturbed heart rate variability, hypercoagulable blood, and many common health disorders, including cardiovascular disease.
The research done to date supports the concept that grounding or earthing the human body may be an essential element in the health equation along with sunshine, clean air and water, nutritious food, and physical activity.
- G Chevalier,ST Sinatra,JL Oschman,K Sokal, P Sokal. 2012. "Earthing: Health implications of reconnecting the human body to the Earth's surface electrons." J. Environmental & Public Health.
The problem is that our high technology lifestyles have disconnected us from the Earth --both metaphorically and electrically. Without that connection, built-up, unreleased static charges create imbalances in our natural, imperfect conducting bodies.
Our mission at Morozko Forge is to provide the knowledge and equipment necessary to help you live a more natural life in an unnatural world.
To do that, we designed the Forge with a metal tub so that we could connect you to ground. The water in your Forge is in constant electrical contact with the metal in the tub, and the tub is in constant electrical contact with the copper refrigeration coils, and the coils are in constant electrical contact with the Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt (GFCI) that goes straight to the ground circuit in the electrical wiring of your home.
What that means is, when you plunge into your Forge, you are bathing in the same unlimited pool of electrons that is available to you when you swim in the ocean or a mountain stream. Through copper wire, the Forge brings the earth's electrons to you while you plunge.
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