Superbly Sustainable Hemp Bed Linen Sets
Hemp bedding is an excellent choice for those seeking environmentally friendly and comfortable bedding. It offers exceptional breathability and moisture-wicking properties, allowing for proper airflow and keeping you cool and dry throughout the night. Hemp is known for its antimicrobial and hypoallergenic properties, making it resistant to mould, mildew, and allergens, and suitable for individuals with allergies or sensitivities.
And the most exciting news is that hemp is a sustainable and eco-friendly material, as it requires minimal water, pesticides, and fertilisers to grow. By opting for hemp bedding, you are making a conscious choice to support sustainable practices while enjoying a comfortable and healthy sleep environment.
Hemp bed linen is generally easy to care for and you can treat it the same way you would your 100% linen. It can be machine washed on a gentle cycle using mild detergent - see here for more care instructions. Like linen, hemp can wrinkle more than other fabrics, but ironing on a low heat setting can help smooth out any wrinkles if desired. Line drying or tumble drying on low heat is recommended to preserve the quality and longevity of the bedding.
Yes, hemp bedding is considered an environmentally friendly choice. Hemp is a sustainable crop that requires minimal water, pesticides, and fertilisers to grow. It also grows quickly, reducing the need for excessive resources. Additionally, hemp is biodegradable, making it a more eco-friendly alternative to synthetic bedding materials.
Hemp bedding offers several health benefits. It is naturally hypoallergenic and resistant to mould, mildew, and allergens. This makes it an excellent choice for those of us with allergies or sensitivities. Hemp also has antimicrobial properties, which can contribute to a cleaner and healthier sleep environment.
Hemp is almost identical in texture to 100% linen. It has a noticeable texture, beautiful drape and will continue to get softer and more supple the more you use and wash it. Please ask for a sample here if you'd like to feel this fabulous fabric before committing to a purchase.