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A natural fibre, wool has a great story to tell, with its eco-credentials propelling the fibre into the health and wellbeing industries. Science is showing that wool bedding and sleepwear appear to promote a better night’s sleep, and medical studies reveal the therapeutic benefits of superfine Merino wool, particularly for eczema sufferers.

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Many of us have broken out in a rash at least once in our lives – heat rash, stress rash, or some other nasty. But spare a thought for those who suffer from constant breakouts, or for babies too young to understand what this intense itchy, dry skin is. Eczema sufferers have dysfunctional skin that dries out, which can lead to cracked skin, bacterial infection, redness, scratching and itching. However, in a major medical breakthrough, wool has been found to be therapeutic to the skin, providing a natural treatment for eczema that reduces the need for traditional medicines.

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A better night's sleep

Today, the bedroom is much more than a place for sleeping. It is a quiet haven, a retreat from the stresses of day-to-day life. Wool bedding provides the perfect mix of strength and softness that gives powerful feelings of safety, security and comfort – and most importantly a great night’s sleep. A three-year study on Merino wool and its benefits builds on decades of research and points to the positive role of wool bedding and sleepwear in ensuring better sleep outcomes.

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10 Oct 2017
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10 Oct 2017
A medical breakthrough shows the beneficial properties of wool for eczema sufferers
01 Jun 2017
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A better night's sleep

01 Jun 2017
Merino wool bedding has many benefits, ensuring better sleep outcomes.
14 Mar 2017
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Lillelam Merino childrenswear

14 Mar 2017
Norwegian brand Lillelam has built a successful business crafting youth clothing from Merino wool
01 Jan 2017
Provenance

Great Southern Land

01 Jan 2017
It’s used in everything from high-end suiting to sportswear, but as Lisa Griplas discovers, the origins of Merino wool are just as illustrious as the finished product.