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The Many Health Benefits of Mulberry Silk

We all know that silk feels better than regular bedding. Satin, flannel, and cotton just don't come close to matching the superior feel and comfort of silk.

But not all silk is created equal.

For centuries, the Chinese people have used Mulberry Silk for its extensive beauty and health benefits. The Bombyx Mori Moths that produce it are fed only mulberry leaves - hence the name, and it’s a widely acknowledged fact that Mulberry Silk is some of the finest available in the world.

But did you know that silk - and mulberry silk in particular - has numerous health benefits too? It isn't just about having a comfortable night's sleep. Mulberry Silk has been used for its medical properties in China for centuries.

 Allergies and Asthma 

Allergy Sufferers/Asthma

If you or anyone in your family suffer from allergies or asthma, you already know how hard it is to find hypoallergenic bedding that's comfortable. What you might not know is that asthma and allergy sufferers can benefit massively from using silk sheets and bedding.

Why? Asthma and allergies are triggered by the droppings of dust mites. These little critters crawl around regular bedding and leave their droppings on your sheets, pillows, and bedding. These droppings release enzymes that you (or your kids) inhale and this is what causes the allergic reaction.

Not only is silk hypoallergenic, it also provides an environment that these dust mites cannot live in. Due to Mulberry Silk’s exquisite and smooth surface, dust mites, bed bugs and other insects cannot grip on to the sheets.

Mulberry Silk is completely dust mite and bed bug resistant, making any pesky allergies a thing of the past. In fact, Mulberry Silk contains a natural protein called sericin that reduces the possibility of an allergic reaction of any kind.

 joint problems Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Unlike other bedding types, conventional duvets and blankets lie heavy on the body. Mulberry Silk sheets are different. They drape lightly over your body and put much less pressure on sensitive joints. With no single point of pressure on your body, you can rest much easier.

 Shingles, Dry Skin, Eczema

Shingles, Dry Skin, and Eczema

In much the same way, Mulberry Silk sheets can give significant relief to sufferers of shingles and other skin ailments like dry skin or eczema. Silk is naturally soft and light, and this - when combined with tightly woven silk sheets - means that there is much less drag and friction across the skin.

One of silks other natural properties can help with eczema too; silk has an astounding ability to help your skin reabsorb lost moisture through the natural amino acids it contains. This amazing benefit of Mulberry Silk lets your body retain the moisture lost during the day which can improve the problems associated with dry skin and eczema. 

Mold 

Mildew/Mold

Mulberry Silk is also completely resistant to mildew and other spores. In fact, this mildew-proof natural fiber eliminates moisture 1.5 more effectively than other inferior bedding materials. Mulberry Silk is made of natural proteins, which have hydrophilic amino acids that absorb moisture and completely remove it from the fabric. So mildew and mold can never take hold.

Allergies and reactions to mold and mildew can be quite serious. If you or your family are allergic to these toxic molds, it can present quite a serious health hazard. Mildew in particular is medically acknowledged to cause a variety respiratory problems, allergic reactions like coughing, sneezing, swelling, and even nervous-system disorders and depression.

Not only will Mulberry Silk make you more comfortable, it also has so many health benefits that you’ll wonder how you ever did without it. Get your SlumberBabi pillowcase today!

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