When shopping for a natural latex mattress, it’s important to know the facts. There are so many mattresses companies out there, so it can be difficult trying to figure out which company will not only provide you with comfort but will also align with your values of ethical sourcing, transparency, and healthy living.
Customers appreciate honesty from brands because a brand you can trust is a brand you’ll go back to again and again. We’ve filled our website with a ton of information but have noticed that not every company does that.
There is one topic, in particular, that doesn’t seem to be mentioned enough and that’s the myth of 100% natural latex.
What does this percentage really mean? Keep reading to learn more.
What is Natural Latex?
Natural latex is made exclusively from rubber tree sap. This means that it does not contain any outside fillers such as clay or sand, which can decrease the overall lifespan of the mattress.
The rubber sap, or serum, is whipped into a liquid foam, poured into molds, and baked. However, if you were to simply bake the sap and not add anything at all to the mixture, it would just be a runny mess. This brings us to the next question…