Quilted construction keeps weight microbead weights evenly distributed throughout the blanket
Spot clean or hand wash
Outer cover: 100% polyester
Fill material: 100% polyester filling, glass microbeads
For adult use only. Warning: The weighted glass beads used could be a choking hazard to children under 3 years of age. Glass type stuffing is not recommended for children under 1 year of age.
What are the benefits and usage of weighted blanket?
The great benefits of a weighted blanket are to naturally reduce stress and promote rest and relaxation. The extra weight helps to minimize body movement for a deeper sleep.
How does the weighted blanket help me relax?
The soothing weighted pressure of this blanket creates an emotional response that helps you relax more deeply. Deep Touch Pressure (DTP) is the science behind the weighted blanket. DTP helps to reduce a stress hormone called cortisol, which helps to decrease heart rate, blood pressure, and muscle tension. A positive effect of using a weighted blanket is the release a neurotransmitter called serotonin that is often associated with happiness and relaxation. The weight in the blanket is evenly distributed for better relaxation.
How is this blanket weighted?
To give you the soothing, gentle pressure that helps you relax, this blanket is filled with 15 or 20 pounds glass microbeads in the quilting. This luxurious blanket has polyester fibers mixed in with the glass beads for extra softness.
References on benefits of weighted blankets
1. Effect of deep pressure input on parasympathetic system in patients with wisdom tooth surgery. (2016)
2. Positive Effects of a Weighted Blanket on Insomnia (2015)
3.Weighted Blankets and Sleep in Autistic Children—A Randomized Controlled Trial (2014)