Need a more comfortable feel from your bed? The wool topper will take beds that are too cold, warm & make them more comfortable. It can be used as a mattress overlay or mattress pad throughout all four seasons. It is ideal for someone who suffers from arthritis, rheumatism or fibromyalgia. Wool is naturally thermo-regulating, breathable, hypoallergenic, resilient to wear, sustainable & eco-friendly option. Wool regulates body temperature by ensuring the body gets to a comfortable sleeping temperature more quickly. Organic wool is produced to a rigorous standard. The sheep are raised on organic pasture and feed, free from agricultural contaminants. Once the sheep have been shorn the wool needs to be cleaned. Organic wool is cleaned using only hot water & vegetable based soaps with no carbonisation. Wool retains its height better than cotton. It is a resilient material. Wool insulates incredibly well & maintains an even temperature. It is a complete myth that wool is hot. Wool is an incredible material & will allow air to pass through easily in order to keep the temperature down when it is hot. Woollen fibres have a self-cleaning mechanism which forces moisture to the surface where it dissipates into the air. It is also the most fire-resistant bedding material in the world. Washing Instructions: To ensure long life & infrequent cleaning, you can maintain the topper by spot cleaning if required. If necessary, It must be washed in cold water on delicate cycle using detergents used for delicate fabrics. Must use commercial size washer & dryer. Do not wring, twist or bleach. Air dry in a large size dryer on cool or line dry. Avoid direct sunlight. Heat from the dryer and the sunlight may shrink the natural wool and the mattress topper. The wool topper must be dried completely.