What is ElectroDermal Screening or Biomeridian Testing?
ElectroDermal Screening (EDS) or Biomeridian Testing also called CEDSA, EAV is a bio-feedback technique that measures the resistance to the flow of electrons through the body. The purpose is to detect energy imbalances along invisible lines of the body described by acupuncturists as meridians.
Since illness, inflammation, and other factors cause the body’s resistance to change, ElectroDermal Screening can be used to detect these changes in resistance. It can also assist in identifying over 300 foods, additives, and several weeds/pollen sensitivities.
ElectroDermal Screening has its earliest roots in what was called galvanic skin testing. The galvanic skin response, a method of measuring the electrical resistance of the skin, was discovered in the early 1900s. Galvanic skin testing detects sweat on the skin, and more sweat produces better electrical conduction.
In the 1950s, a West German physician and acupuncturist named Reinhold Voll combined acupuncture theory with galvanic skin response technology. He tested the skin along various points with particular attention to the acupuncture meridians. This is how galvanic skin response testing became known as electrodermal screening.
Now that you know what ElectroDermal Screening (EDS) is and how useful it can be, where does my system and training fit in?
My device allows me, the technician, to measure the resistance of acupoints non-invasively while the software presents the results in an attractive and meaningful manner.
My system measures electrical currents in the body much like an EKG machine measures the electrical activity of the heart. The data the system acquires can be used to determine the areas of electrical imbalance in the body. This allows me to conduct a dynamic assessment on the meridians of the body’s organs, systems, and tissues, showing much about their basic functional status.
The technology allows for the testing of the frequency of pathogens such as parasites, viruses, bacteria, yeast, fungus and environmental pollutants, as well as determining food and environmental sensitivities, Bach flowers and other specific emotional stress.
How is this information used?
The system can be used to show how much stress an organ’s meridian is under and can aid me in determining what can be helpful in eliminating the imbalance. Another benefit of the reading is that it can be used to monitor the progress of rife sessions & homeopathy – this helps avoid much trial and error.
In today’s world there are many harmful substances and stresses that the body is exposed to, such as heavy metals (lead, mercury, cadmium, etc.), pesticides, drugs, chemical toxins, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and allergies. All of these alter the normal body processes. The system can help pinpoint the source of such imbalances and aid in re-balancing the body.
If the person is tested for a type of remedy, samples of various remedies may be tried as the probe is touched to the problem area. Remedies may include homeopathic liquids and dietary or vitamin supplements. Different substances are tested until one is found that “balances” the energy disturbance.
What will happen during my session?
A brass electrode is grasped in the hand of the person. This brass electrode is actually the negative lead and the source of the minute electrical current that the system uses to measure resistance. Since a complete electrical path must be established to obtain a reading, a second probe with a unique pencil shape is placed on the skin’s surface at various acupoints to complete the circuit and allow electrons to flow. The force necessary to make contact at these acupoints is negligible.
It is very responsive, so a series of readings can be obtained rapidly. Both contacts are kept wet to improve conduction. There is a whining sound that rises or falls according to the level of conductance.
Remember, the flow of electrons through the body is dependent on the resistance of the body. The system measures this resistance and the software simultaneously records and displays the values for the meridian tested.
Disclaimer: ElectroDermal Screening (EDS) energetic values are used as a complementary tool along with traditional standards of care and diagnostic guidelines established by the AMA and ADA. At this time, the use of (EDS) in the United States is not intended for the purpose of medical diagnosis but can be used to interface patient frequency with treatment frequency.