We are impressed with hormesis. It is low level ionizing radiation. You probably are familiar with radon. In the past it has been believed that radon is dangerous and therefor people have purchased complicated devises to be installed in their basement to capture and eliminate any radon gas which comes from the earth beneath the home.
Currently it is known that radon can be actually healthy. Hormesis (from Greek hórmēsis “rapid motion, eagerness,” from ancient Greek hormáein “to set in motion, impel, urge on”) is the term for generally-favorable biological responses to low exposures to toxinsand other stressors. A pollutant or toxinshowing hormesis thus has the opposite effect in small doses as in large doses. (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hormesis) In one study however, it was revealed that in the case of cigarette smoking, even the lowest radon exposure can be deadly.
There is another way to benefit from hormesis if you do not have radon in your area. We have blogged about certain stones which are known as ‘hot rocks.’ These are hormesis stones. Another form is the dust/mud which is utilized in pads. These can be placed under your bed sheet or pillow case in order to benefit. Hormesis stones are shaped to be worn as pendants. Hormesis ‘water stones’ placed in drinking water are used to charge the water for daily hormesis therapy.
The green stone is the lowest level hormesis stone and many are using it for eye health and various other body parts. www.nighthawkminerals.com
Is it possible that persons in USA are not in so much danger as we have been warned? May that be so!