Benefits of Natural Latex:
After we researched the options for mattress core material, natural latex was our natural choice. Here’s why it may be yours, too.
Purity & Sustainability: True natural latex, without synthetic latex or fillers blended in, is simply natural foam rubber. Natural latex foam is made from rubber tree sap, which is also called rubber serum. After the serum is collected, the trees’ bark heals rapidly. Rubber trees can yield latex for as long as 30 years. When the trees are harvested, the land is replanted. Rubberwood is one of the hardest and most recommended furniture woods, according to the Sustainable Furnishings Council.
After many (many) years, natural latex will simply biodegrade. Conceivably, you could even put it in a compost pile.
For comfortable sleep, you need a responsive surface for pressure relief and appropriate support for your spine and your shape. Natural latex foam is so versatile it can meet all of these needs.
With a customizable, layered design, a natural latex mattress can be made very soft, very firm or a wide range of options in between–even on different sides.
Unlike most other foams, natural latex breathes, which discourages buildup of moisture and heat in the mattress interior.
Latex does not transfer motion the way most innersprings do, so you can say “goodnight” to bouncing in your partner’s wake.
Most natural latex mattresses last as long as two or three conventional mattresses, while keeping their shape and wonderful resilience.
Latex Alternatives such as Poly Foam (most conventional mattresses) or Memory foam contain formaldehyde, flame retardants, and petroleum derivatives. They offer poor temperature control and breathability.