Linen derived from the term Flax (Linum Usitatissimum L) and the translation of its scientific name is " Linen most useful". It is extracted from flax, blending with cotton and other fabric to impart distinctive properties of comfort
1. Strength and Durability.
Linen is the strongest of all natural fibers. Linen textiles are one of the oldest textiles in the world. In ancient Egypt, linen was used for currency.
Mummies of Egyptian Pharaohs were wrapped in the linen clothes.
2. Prevents Rotting.
Linen flax contains Silica, which protects linen against rotting.
When Tutankhamun's tomb was opened, ancient linen fabric found inside remained intact.
3. Better Sleep
One will fall asleep faster, deeper and awake in a better mood.
Sleeping in and on linen repairs the body by harmonizing cells.
4. Prevents Solar Radiation
Linen clothing protects humans from solar gamma radiation by reducing it by almost half.
5. Linen Heals Body
Linen is an excellent filter preventing against chemical exposure, noise, and dust.
Linen is effective in dealing with inflammatory conditions, reducing fever and providing healthy air exchange.
6. Highly Absorbent.
Linen is highly absorbent and absorbs up to 20% of its weight of moisture or perspiration.
7. Highly Breathable.
Structure of linen fiber doesn't lock in or trap the air. Therefore, it quickly releases the moisture back in the environment.
8. Health Benefits.
Resistant to fungus and bacteria.
Wearing linen clothes helps to decrease some skin diseases – from the common rash to chronic eczemas. Helpful in treating a number of allergic disorders.
9. Prevent bad odors.
Linen absorbs sweat quickly and suppresses the growth of microorganisms, bacteria, and fungi-which if allowed to develop, would produce unpleasant odors.
10. Easy to care.
Silica present in the flax fiber protects linen against rotting and rejects dirt.
Linen articles are easily laundered in hot water, may be boiled and dried in the sun.
Linen may be costly for some but, it is worthy of investment.
It's good for health and it lasts longer than cotton.
Linen shirts are considered most suitable during summers and humid weather because linen imparts several characteristics of comfort and distinctive appearance.
They allow air to pass through the fabrics which make linen fabric to dries out quickly in humid weather, making it highly breathable. Good for skin and potential to last a long time.
Apart from these characteristics Linen shirts possess a distinctive appearance with the current fashion trends. With the unique colors and quality, Grab the linen shirts from our collection featuring an elegant look.
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