Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why sleep on an organic mattress?

Because we sleep away about one-third of our lives.

While we sleep, our immune system recovers and prepares for the day ahead. If your mattress is filled with airborne allergens and chemicals toxins, your immune system will battle these rather than repair itself.

A standard mattress laden with polyurethane foam, toxic flame retardants and water/stain-resistant chemicals will have your immune system [...]  read more

Does natural memory foam exist? Part 2

How can it be petroleum free when the definition of memory foam says it is a polyurethane.

How can something contain diphenyl diisocyanate and claim to be natural?

What is Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate?

Most often abbreviated as MDI, is an aromatic diisocyanate. It exists in three isomers, 2,2′-MDI, 2,4′-MDI, and 4,4′-MDI, but the 4,4′ isomer is most widely used. This [...]  read more

Does natural memory foam exist?

How can it be petroleum free when the definition of memory foam says it is a polyurethane?

Memory foam is Polyurethane with additional chemicals increasing its viscosity and density. It is often referred to as “Visco-elastic” polyurethane foam, or low-resilience polyurethane foam. Higher-density memory foam softens in reaction to body [...]  read more

Dormio Introduces Alpaca Bedding

Duvets, mattress pads and pillows

As warm as a down duvet but less fill is needed to keep you warm so you won’t get hot and sweaty underneath. Alpaca fibre duvets are a great alternative for those who cannot tolerate down.

Why Alpaca Wool?
Because it is warmer, stronger, lighter and cleaner than any other product. It is believed to be the best possible filling available today to provide [...]  read more

Wool Comfort Package

Sweating at night happens because we reach a point in our bed where the bed is no longer able to absorb more heat. The next step the body takes to cool itself down is sweating.

By surrounding yourself in wool you create air flow. Wool doesn’t absorb heat, wool breathes with you.

Comfort package….wool mattress pad, wool duvet and wool pillow

http://www.dormio.ca/displayproduct.asp?pID=182&catid=8

Twin  package:

Natura Twin Classic Comfort Wool [...]  read more

Dormio Accord Plus Organic Mattress… Pure comfort plus

Let your dreams become reality with the Dormio Accord Plus mattress.  Discover the richness of organic living. Spoil yourself with the opulent Accord plus mattress and discover a healthier, more vital you.

  • 6″ Firm, Medium or Dual comfort natural latex core with a 2″ soft latex topper and  2.5″ organic wool topper provides excellent pressure point relieving support
  • The core is extremely durable, flexible and resilient to mold and dust mites.
  • The layer of organic wool is moisture resistant, acts as a natural fire retardant and regulates body temperature for comfort.
  • Naturally antibacterial and hypoallergenic.
  • No movement is transferred from one sleeper to the next.
  • 2″ soft latex topper, quilting 900 g / sq meter natural organic wool on each side, 100% organic cotton cover.
  • 2.5″ Wool Topper, 1400 g / sq meter filling, 100% organic cotton cover.
  • Available in: luxury, firm or dual comfort

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October Special – Receive 20% in Bedding Accessories

Now that you have made the big decision to invest on your health and buy an organic mattress, you have to reconsider your choice of bedding.

Mattress pads, sheets, pillows and duvets should also be replaced to compliment your new organic mattress. Most likely the bedding you are using now is synthetic, full of chemicals and offers poor breathability.

Here at Dormio we just love wool. Wool is renewable [...]  read more