Latex

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Natural Latex Know How

Latex comes from a single species of tree called Havea Brasilliensis, which are native to South America, South East Asia and Malaysia. Latex is often blended with synthetic latex and can be processed with either Talalay or Dunlop methods.

Top 10 reasons to Sleep on Latex

  • Contours to the body’s natural curves
  • Ventilated open cell structure promotes air circulation and reduces moisture build up
  • 300% more resistant to dust mites than other types of foam
  • Naturally antimicrobial and hypoallergenic
  • Reduces stress on pressure points
  • Returns to its original shape night after night
  • Choice of firmness option
  • Exceptionally durable – does not break down or need to be flipped
  • Absorbs motion so partners can sleep together more peacefully
  • Naturally good for you

Latex Allergy Concerns

  • Latex is a rare allergy caused by the proteins in latex
  • Allergic reaction occurs after direct contact with the proteins
  • Washing removes almost all proteins
  • All of our latex is washed 3-5 times

Types of Latex

STANDARD (DUNLOP)

Latex processed in the traditional manner; firmer, less expensive, less uniform batch to batch.

TALALAY

Latex processed with flash freezing; slightly softer, more expensive, more uniform batches, shape recovery.

ORGANICALLY GROWN

Created using only raw latex taken from certified 100% organic rubber trees, with no synthetic latex added. While the raw material is certified organic, the end product cannot be as the processing of latex requires the addition of chemicals, preventing organic certification.