THE BENEFITS OF WOOL
So What’s So Good About Wool and a Wool Duvet?
The following science bit is freely available on the web and there’s the odd bit of info here as well from Baavet
For thousands of years mankind has understood the qualities and benefits of wool. We just seem to have forgotten about it in the last few decades, perhaps it’s time to take another look. After all wool is a completely natural fibre.
WOOL is the worlds most breathable fibre and can absorb 30% of its own weight in moisture before it transfers that moisture and heat.
How is wool different to down, feathers or polyester?
These are all insulators,they make the body hot and don’t release heat. This is fine when you first get into bed, but then, during the night our body temperature should drop as we go into deep sleep. These insulators bring our body temperature up so we either fully wake up or toss and turn to cool off. Then we go to sleep again and repeat the process of getting hot. But this time it maybe our partner is too hot in the bed and so the great duvet war starts with us pulling and pushing off the duvet. This is not natural sleep and it prevents essential deep sleep which is necessary for cell regeneration and to help the body fight illness. Continue reading