Kirlian Photography - ElectroGraphic Imaging (EGI's)

Kirlian photography is named after Semyon Davidovich Kirlian (1900-1980), a Russian electrician who observed that an electric spark can "take its own picture" as it passes through a photographic emulsion. But in 1939, Kirlian wondered if he was photographing the body's "aura," the so-called "human energy field" or "biofield" that is said to be not ordinarily visible.

Recently this has become a valuable tool for modern acupuncturists who use electrical skin measurement techniques. The EGI corresponds directly to the electrical conductivity of the skin. It is therefore used to confirm their assessment of the state of the acupuncture meridians and as a way of monitoring change throughout a course of therapy.

Because modern acupuncture considers changes in the skin conductivity in relation to acupuncture points and meridians, the EGI can be thought of as a visual representation of these changes. We each have an EGI that is unique to our physiology. 

Notice in the EGI opposite of the feet after an EST session how the obvious gap in the emanations around the big toes has filled in. There are however still gaps showing and more work is required if symptoms are to be fully dealt with. The finger tips emanations are generally much brighter after the session.

If EGI's are cross referenced with electrical skin conductivity measurements it can be seen that the higher the skin conductivity the greater the propensity for the EGI to be in the red end of the colour spectrum while those with lower skin conductivity produce emanations at the blue end of the spectrum.

If you are a practitioner and would like to send your clients to me for EGI analysis please contact me.

You can watch a short documentary about Kirlian photography and acupuncture





Hands after EST session

Feet after EST session


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