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Why So Many are Switching to FIRM Mattresses?

In the last 16 years of working at White Lotus Home, I am surprised by the number of people that prefer a Firm Mattress and choose our Organic Boulder Mattresses.

The Boulder is the firmest mattress we hand make in the USA, but only since 2007, not 1981 when White Lotus Home was established.

After taking over this great company in 2006, local customers practically begged me to make our already semi-firm mattresses even firmer. Their words were something like “If you make it as firm as I need it, I will buy one for the entire family” and they eventually did and continued to tell their friends and family. Also, a cool company in Boulder Colorado had a similar request and our Boulder Mattress was born.

Our Boulder Mattresses are rolled up, vacuumed, and shipped all over the world now. Below are the most popular reasons why our Organic Cotton Boulder Style Mattress, was the best selling White Lotus Home Mattress in 2020.   


   






✅ Back doctors suggested trying a firm mattress. 

✅ “This is the way I slept the best back in my country”

✅ In need of more support due to a recent medical condition.

✅ Many physically active clients report that their body feels better every morning.

✅ Tired of sleeping on the floor...

GOTS Organic Boulder Dreamton

DON’T just take my word for it, below are recent reviews found on our page.

Hannah C (Greendale, Wisconsin)  November 30, 2020. Have been sleeping on it every night and we love it! We wanted a very firm mattress and this fits the bill. I would recommend not only this mattress but this company to anyone that needs a new mattress. The quality is clearly better than any mattress I've ever owned. It is handmade but very durable.

Francis J (Minneapolis, Minnesota) August 14, 2020. This mattress is nice and firm! Maybe we should have got the 8" instead of the 7" because sheets don't fit very tight and my partner does not like creases in the sheets, but thats on us. The mattress firmness level is awesome!

Andrea O (Virginia Beach, Virginia) March 25, 2020. We ordered this mattress for our son to move him out of a crib to a "big-boy" bed and he is stoked. I am excited because, like our daughter, I know that he is sleeping on a healthy mattress! Since *** all of our bedding (mattresses and pillows) has been purchased from White Lotus.

Tina G. March 04, 2020. This is my third mattress from White Lotus. I'm very pleased w/this mattress. I hadn't ordered the one wrapped in wool (w/in a cotton cover of course) before, cuz I was afraid it would bother my immune issues, but this time I did and it's perfect. They all come w/a slight odor from the natural materials, but it does dissipate over time. This mattress is very comfortable, yet very firm which I love. I highly recommend it if you like a firm mattress w/no flame retardants.

Maureen M December 15, 2018. I have many products from WHITE LOTUS and honestly, like them all! Am impressed with their philosophy of sleep and design! The Boulder mattress is the best mattress I have had, and have had many over the years. In an effort to achieve comfort related to scoliosis and MS mobility, I have tried many and conclude that the Boulder offers the most comfort, support.

Alora November 27, 2017. I really like this mattress. It is firm and really helped ease my back problems I was having with previous mattresses that were too soft. When I bought the mattress I paid a little extra for handles, which is incredibly helpful for rotating the mattresses and move in/move out.

Sam April 23, 2017. I love this mattress! It is very firm as described, super supportive; it also acts as a natural temperature regulator because of the wool and I don't get too hot or too cold sleeping on it. It just feels very comfortable and the way a bed should feel. I would highly recommend to anyone who likes a firm mattress!

Shelly December 15, 2018. We absolutely love this mattress. It is so supportive, and I love knowing that I am sleeping on a health-promoting bed.

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Get an onsite feel about our 5 Star Rating: Organic Cotton & Wool Boulder Dreamton Mattress.


See how it feels to sleep on our Organic Cotton & Wool Dreamton Mattress. (BESTSELLER in the Last 10 Years)


Why some choose Green over Organic or stick to 100% ORGANIC to keep their peace of mind.


Why do we even carry Natural Latex Mattresses?


Who would prefer an eco-friendly All Foam mattress and why?


Why choose a Natural Latex Core or an Eco-friendly Foam core?


What is the Hybrid Mattress all about? Why would you want to flip it as you continue to use it? 


Learn more about Cribs and Toddlers and why so many choose White Lotus Home for their newborns.

 


How are White Lotus Home Vegan Mattresses made and why? 


The 5 inch Futon, why choose this over the standard 6-8 inch Mattress


What is a Stowaway all about anyway? Is it good for short-term sleeping?


Massage mats are good for getting a natural chemical-free massage or maybe an exercise mat. 

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Safe Sleep First!

Safe Sleep First!

In Bedrooms all over the USA, Americans Favor Craftsmanship & Natural Materials

White Lotus Home – Natural Mattress & Bedding Company  

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – 

Amid growing concern about hazardous chemicals in bedroom products, more Americans are questioning the safety of conventional bedding. For many parents-to-be, the choice of a crib mattress is just as important --- if not more so --- than the crib itself. Infants are particularly vulnerable to chemical exposure, as their bodily systems are still developing and they spend the largest portion of their day sleeping.

For over 36 years, White Lotus Home has worked to create the ultimate in healthy, earth-friendly, and comfortable sleep environments. Our GOTS- and USDA-certified Organic Cotton fiber and fabrics are all that we use to hand make organic bedding. Our mattresses, pillows and bedding are made differently from any others on the market. Each product is crafted by hand, one-at-a-time from raw, unprocessed fibers free of dyes, perfumes, formaldehyde, or other chemicals. Unlike conventional mattresses, pillows and bedding that can off-gas both initially and as they break down over time, White Lotus Home products promote a clean air quality and reduce chemical exposure in the bedroom.

Common fears? Exposure to a toxic stew of chemicals and possible carcinogens such as formaldehyde, benzene, acetone, and naphthalene, all of which can be toxic to the lungs, liver, thyroid, and nervous system. A group of environmental engineers in Texas and Finland  sampled polyurethane foam and polyester foam padding  from 20 new and old mattresses. The new mattresses emitted volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), which are also found in household cleaners. While the Environmental Protection Agency remains uncertain how volatile 

organic compounds found in homes can affect residents' health, they maintain that the chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity of common VOC’s are directly correlated with overall indoor air quality.

What’s more, newer mattresses emit chemicals at a rate four times faster than old mattresses,  according to researchers  at University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, thereby increasing exposure of toxins to the most vulnerable population. The application of body heat only increased the emissions.

Because concentrations of VOC’s were strongest in immediate breathing zone, infants who spend upwards of 50-60% of their days sleeping, inhale air at a significantly higher volume relative to body weight than adults, they experience over 10 times the inhalation exposure of adults.

"It's good to be alerted to the fact that mattresses are a significant source of chemicals in an infant's environment," said Chemist and indoor air quality expert Charles J. Weschler, adjunct professor of environmental and occupational medicine at Rutgers University. 

By contrast, if one was to open a White Lotus Home Pure Cotton Dreamton Mattress, you would find only three ingredients: an interior of raw, unprocessed batting layers of GOTS- and USDA Organic cotton, a wrapping of virgin wool as a natural flame retardant and an outer layer of GOTS Organic Cotton Twill Fabric.  

About White Lotus Home

White Lotus Home is a leading manufacturer and distributor of natural and pure bedding dedicated to our customers, our employees and our planet. Founded in 1981, our company provides consumers with mattresses, pillows and 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 found in mattresses. Our fabrication plant in New Brunswick, N.J., supplies White Lotus stores in New Jersey, as well as a network of 100 online retailers 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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What are the Benefits of a Firm Mattress?

Firm is Good for You!
People who have migrated to a firm mattress can usually offer a long list of reasons for doing so. But chiropractors, doctors and other medical professionals also tout the benefits of spending seven or eight hours a night resting on a firm mattress. These include:
  • Superior comfort. You can never have too much support, but you can always have too little support. This is especially true for older people and those with back, neck or joint problems.
  • Proper alignment of the spine. Proper posture matters, even during sleep. If your backbone is all out of whack for eight hours, it can be hard to function normally the next day. A firm mattress does a better job of keeping nicely aligned so you can get through the day without a lot of stress or strain.
  • Deeper rest. The human body can’t fully rest on a soft or sagging mattress, because it’s always trying to compensate for the unorthodox positions. And it’s not just the spine that requires excellent posture. Even your limbs, neck and other body parts need a comfy, cozy retreat for a great night’s sleep.
  • Proper weight distribution. Not enough support means that your body will eventually sag in one direction, which is a leading cause of misalignment in joints and muscles.
  • Ongoing health benefits. There’s an axiom in the sleep industry that “proper rest = proper health.” During sleep, your body does a hundred different things to repair and rejuvenate. Cells are restored. Human growth hormone gets activated. Insulin levels are reduced. Without a firm mattress to give deep rest, you’re missing out on these important health benefits every night.


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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.