Of course, the zipper is only part of what you should expect from your mattress cover. These are the two types of latex mattress covers commonly available on the market today.
2) Wool has loads of natural benefits! Not only is it innately hypo-allergenic, it is also a natural insulator! The wool in your latex mattress cover will help keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer by wicking away moisture. Its ability to regulate body temperature makes it the best natural way to sleep cool at night! Check out our for more fun facts about wool!
Elasticity in a latex mattress cover is crucial because allows the fabric a natural way to be wrinkle resistant and stretchable without becoming permanently distorted, which in turn allows the layers of latex underneath to give optimal pressure relief. This is important as reduction of pressure on the surface of the mattress reduces the constriction of blood flow to the neurological system, providing a deeper , thus optimizing regeneration and restoration that comes naturally from sleep itself.
ALL of the cotton in our natural latex mattress covers is GOTS certified organic. GOTS, Global Organic Textile Standard, ensures that the cotton isn’t tainted by harmful pesticides, fertilizers or ecocides. This is important because cotton is the most heavily sprayed fiber in America with pesticides. A pesticide is an agent used to kill or otherwise adversely affect living organisms. The average individual spends a THIRD of their life on their mattress, so it’s no surprise that traces of pesticides are found in human blood, breast milk and urine. The toxins in pesticides are known irritants for allergy suffers, and are detrimental to our environment. Sleeping Organic is committed to sourcing its cotton exclusively in America, but only in a manner that is consistent with a clean, natural lifestyle. Read our blog about for a breakdown on the innate benefits of organic cotton and the hazards to conventional cotton.