What I Learned About Bamboo

What I learned about bamboo.   I have recently been writing some articles for an internet site that, on occasion, require me to do research. The one on bamboo sheets was an eye-opener.  Here is some of what I learned:   Bamboo is a renewable resource; it can grow four or five feet per day. Bamboo has a natural antimicrobial quality; no pesticides are needed while it grows. This microbial quality carries over to bamboo fabric; studies performed by the China Industrial Testing Center (CTITC) and the Japan Textile Inspection Association (JTIA) have shown bamboo sheets will kill bacteria and destroy odors. Bamboo wicks moisture away from a perspiring body while retaining warming properties. The fibers produce a non-shrinking, non-pilling silky thread that can be woven into a 1000-thread count fabric.   Bamboo is used for garments as well: Fifty test subjects, all sufferers of athlete’s  foot, were given 100 READ MORE