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
Natura offers Vytex latex with virtually all allergenic proteins removed to reduce risk of latex allergies.
Types of Latex
Latex processed in the traditional manner; firmer, less expensive, less uniform batch to batch.
Latex processed with flash freezing; slightly softer, more expensive, more uniform batches, shape recovery.
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.