February 5 2019
It doesn’t matter whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, you still need plenty of sleep. Often, we take quality sleep for granted, forgetting how important it is for our health and well-being, so a night of tossing and turning turns into a month, or months, of sleep deprivation.
Sure, it might be the case of a certain medical condition, but as it happens bedding plays a huge role in how much good night’s sleep you’re getting because they’re in direct contact with the body. Synthetic materials have been accepted widely because of how affordable they are, yet knowing how they influence your z’s, the investment in organic sheets is worth every penny.
When it comes to organic, bamboo stands out, and it’s quickly grown into a trend because of the benefits it brings about. The range of bamboo sheets king queen and single size is wide, differing in colours as well as styles, so you have plenty to choose from. Moreover, thanks to the popularity, they’ve become more affordable than ever.
So, what makes bamboo better than other organic materials, like 100% cotton, for example? For start, it’s a very resilient plant, naturally resistant to pests and pathogens which explains why it’s grown without pesticides, making it the eco-friendly plant it is.
Thanks to being a self-replenishing fast-growing source and needing much less water to grow, it’s sustainable too, but make sure you buy Oeko-Tex 100 certified and panda friendly bamboo sheets king or other sizes to be certain of making the sustainable choice.
Though strong, and significantly durable, it’s still luxuriously soft as a fabric (e.g. 300 thread count equals 1000 cotton thread count), doesn’t require a lot of washing and as a result doesn’t wear out easily. As for the benefits to your sleep, first of all it’s moisture-wicking so even if you’re a hot sleeper, bamboo sheets would help keep your sweat at bay, and regulate your temperature.
As mentioned, it’s resilient due to bamboo kun, a natural antibacterial agent, making the plant as well as the fabric resistant to fungi and pest infestation; in other words, it’s antibacterial and antimicrobial, the ideal hypoallergenic option for allergy-sufferers and the delicate skin of babies.
Knowing all this, why stop at just getting the sheets? You can have more of bamboo in your life relying on bamboo clothing, which also happens to protect from the harmful UV rays, or take it a step further by acquiring bamboo accessories and say bye to plastic. It’s the way to have a more sustainable lifestyle, good for you and the environment.