Remember that old show from the 70’s called The Dating Game?
Whether you're preparing for the new school year or replacing your tried-and-true favorites, now is the perfect time to stock up on handcrafted pillows by White Lotus Home!
The best inner fill for your needs would depend on your comfort level. Do you enjoy a firm, dense pillow, or something fluffy and giving? Do you look for a pillow with a low profile? Do you like the feel of a traditional pillow, or are you open to organic buckwheat? Each fiber has its own "personality", and our Organic Bedding Professionals are here to help you find your best match.
Our Kapok pillows are our number-one best-seller! Due to the luxurious feel of the fiber, these universally beloved pillows work well for a wide range of individuals, from those who prefer something soft and giving to those who need some support from their sleep surface.
Kapok is a vegan, sustainable fiber from the ceiba tree that offers a similar feel to down. Unlike feathers and down, however, Kapok has many hypoallergenic properties and ethically sourced. In our experience, many individuals with chemical sensitivities, as well as those with physical challenges, do well with Kapok pillows.
Our Organic Cotton pillows offer a dense, even surface. Cotton pillows are breathable and work well for those who prefer a firm-yet-supportive feel.
Our Wool Pillows are wonderful for those who want an even surface like cotton but the fluffiness of kapok. Those with allergies are quick to pick wool, as the fiber itself is naturally dust-mite resistant. Our pure, virgin wool is soft, resilient, and naturally regulates body temperature.
Do note that due to the nature of the fiber, wool may compress with time. Therefore, we strongly encourage our customers to add a zipper to their wool pillow, as this can extend the lifespan of the product.
Our Organic Buckwheat and Buckwool pillows utilize the three-cornered hull of the buckwheat seed in a pillow that is firm yet supportive. The hulls allow air to flow through the pillow, keeping your head cool and dry.
The beanbag-like fill contours to the head and neck, providing excellent support. While certainly a different "feel" from conventionally fluffy pillows, many of our customers with neck and back issues have found success with our Buckwheat and Buckwool pillows!
Our Shredded Latex pillows are temperature-neutral, dust mite resistant, and naturally antimicrobial. Our natural Dunlop latex provides ample neck and head support without causing overheating. Unlike many other fibers, the latex holds its shape for many years without harboring allergens.
All of our pillows are offered with or without a zipper. If you are unsure of which firmness to purchase, we recommend you select pillow with a zipper. The zipper allows you to adjust the inner fibers to reach your own personal comfort level, as you can add or remove filling to your liking.
Many pillows, such as cotton and wool, may compress over time: purchasing a pillow with a zipper allows you to add fibers back over time to maintain your preferred level of comfort. Others, such as kapok, may absorb the healthy oils from your face and hair and may benefit from the occasional manual readjustment. Consider it insurance for your bedding!
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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ – An increasing number of consumers are concerned about indoor air quality and toxic chemicals in mattress foams, glues, and fire retardant substances.
Conventional mattresses typically contain petrochemicals, fire retardants, plastics or vinyl. This chemical cocktail is linked to a host of health maladies, such as allergies and respiratory problems. This is particularly so with crib mattresses.
Here are 10 reasons why you should sleep on an organic cotton filled mattress:
Standard industry mattresses are made from man-made materials, most commonly derived from petrochemicals.
Petrochemicals are derived from oil.
Oil contains toxins.
Oil is not a renewable resource.
Oil is highly flammable.
Studies have raised concerns about the long-term health effects petrochemical bedding materials may have on humans.
If you sleep on a memory foam mattress, you're spending a third of your life sleeping on an oil-based product.
All mattresses sold in the U.S. have to meet the U.S. Fire Code burn test. Mattresses need to be treated so they don't ignite. However, the chemicals used to treat mattresses to make them flame proof are highly suspect.
Our skin absorbs toxins, our lungs breathe in airborne vapors. Do you really trust the mattress industry when they tell you it's safe to sleep on their materials?
White Lotus Home, a manufacturer of natural and organic cotton mattresses, bedding and pillows, handcrafts in the USA, a GOTS and USDA certified organic cotton filled mattress This mattress is only wrapped with a natural layer of pure wool, sourced in the USA, to provide the fire retardant qualities your mattress requires. Do you prefer no wool in your mattress? No problem, just supply a prescription from your primary care physician, stating you require a chemical free mattress and this mattress can be handcrafted for you with no wool wrapping. Do you prefer a firm mattress? Then the Organic Cotton and Wool Boulder Mattress may be your choice. It is handcrafted with extra layers of certified organic cotton and twice as many tuftings in comparison to White Lotus Homes’ standard mattresses to provide a firmer, supportive surface. You also have the option of no wool, by providing your doctor's note. This firm mattress is popular for those that have slept on mattresses while living in Japan and India. Visit their online store for links to videos on how they manufacture in the USA.
About White Lotus Home. White Lotus Home is a leading manufacturer and distributor of organic bedding dedicated to our customers, our employees and our planet. Founded in 1981, our company provides consumers with certified organic bedding created by hand from pure American-grown cotton, wool and other natural products. White Lotus Home is dedicated to educating consumers about indoor air quality and toxic chemicals in mattress foams, glues, and fire retardant substances. Our fabrication plant in Highland Park, N.J., supplies White Lotus stores in New Jersey, as well as a network of 100 online resellers, including Amazon.com, and retail outlets in the U.S. and Canada. White Lotus believes that quality and fair value are more important than low prices and a quick profit. We oppose the exploitation of the planet and its inhabitants. Above all, our people, products and business practices are socially, politically and environmentally responsible.
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My guest today is Marlon Pando, President and Owner of White Lotus Home. We’ll be talking about pillows: toxic free materials, different sizes and shapes, and how to choose a pillow that’s just right for you. Marlon worked in his family business until he purchased White Lotus Home, a company that has been making natural and organic bedding in the USA for 34 years.
We believe that we can make a difference in the green and organic bedding industry by setting an example for others. We believe that quality and fair value are more important than low prices and a quick profit. We are opposed to the exploitation of the planet and all its inhabitants. Above all, our people, products and business practices are socially, politically and environmentally responsible.