White Earth Journal
Our skin is our largest organ, it’s what protects us. What is absorbed through our skin has the ability to affect every organ and system in our body. Considering we absorb about 60% of what we put on our skin (some areas are greater than 60%) this can be a scary thing if our products are loaded with toxicants! On another note, through our skin we can feed nutrients for optimal skin health.
You may or may not have heard of this technique. But put simply, grounding or earthing, is connecting yourself with the earth. It’s not ‘woo woo’, it’s actually scientifically proven to lower stress levels, increase immune function and reduce inflammation by providing our body with negatively charged antioxidant electrons.
We all know our bodies are made up of predominantly water. Our skin is over 60% water! Every cell in our body needs water to function properly. Water transports nutrients to our cells and flushes out toxins in our body. It’s crucial for brain function, energy, digestion, regulating our body temperature…the things we need to stay alive!