Helix is a well loved mattress brand that wanted to create a branch of their brand that focused on creating natural and organic mattresses and bedding products. This is now known as Birch by Helix. The mattresses, pillows, sheets, and other products from Birch are all made with natural and organic materials to create comfortable bedding products that you will love. Today we are going to be reviewing the organic Birch Pillow. This new upgrade to their line of bedding products utilizes some of the best natural and organic materials to create a comfortable and supportive pillow. Keep reading to learn what the Organic Pillow from Birch is really made out of.
Organic Birch Pillow At A Glance:
- Size Options: Standard or King
- Trial Period: 100 Day Trial Period
- Warranty: 1 Year
- Organic Cotton
- Organic Birch Wool
- Natural Talalay Latex
- GREENGUARD Gold Certified
- GOTS Certified
- Wool Integrity NZ Certified
- PGC Wrightson Wool Integrity Program Compliant
- Handmade In The USA
- Works Best For: Back Sleepers, Side Sleepers, and Stomach Sleepers
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Learn more about this amazing new pillow below, or at BirchLiving.com.
Materials & Design:
This Birch Pillow has a simple design design featuring top of the line organic materials. The cover is made out of 100% GOTS certified organic cotton. They use this same soft cotton fabric on the top of the Birch Mattress. This organic cotton fabric is woven in such a way that allows for a slight bit of stretch. This really gives the pillow the ability to comfortably conform to the shape of your head, neck, and shoulders nicely.
The internal fill of the Organic Pillow from Birch is made with a blend of organic birch wool and natural latex. The Talalay Latex core is shredded in order to create a light yet supportive center to this pillow. This core is then wrapped in a layer of organic birch wool. This layer provided a plush contouring feel to the pillow.
If you are on the fence about having animal products like wool in your bedding, then we have some great news for you. Birch goes above and beyond to ensure that they only use the most ethically sourced organic wool possible. They have a Wool Integrity NZ Certified wool only from farms that are compliant with PGC Wrightson Wool Integrity Program. This means that the sheep are pasture-fed, free range, and overall taken great care of.
Is The Birch Pillow Comfortable?
The Organic Pillow from Birch is all about creating comfort with natural materials. We found they do a great job at utilizing materials natural features to create comfortable products like this pillow. The weave of the 100% cotton pillow allows for a bit of stretch, which keeps it from feeling stiff. This is ideal for pressure relief and contouring comfort in a pillow. The next layer of wool does several things in creating a comfortable pillow.
Wool is a great temperature neutralizer, which means it helps to keep you from getting too cold or too warm throughout the night. It also helps to pull moisture away from the body which helps avoid any uncomfortable night sweats. Wool is also a light and fluffy material which makes it ideal for pillow fill. To give extra support to the center of the Birch Organic pillow, they created a core section of shredded Talalay Latex. This provides a good amount of support for the pillow, ensuring that it won’t fall flat and give the support you need for good sleep.
In our reviews we try to look at products from every usable aspect to help our readers determine whether or not it will work best for them. One feature often not considered when shopping for a new pillow is whether or not it is easy to keep clean. While other pillows made with cheaper materials can simply be thrown in a washer and dryer, that is not the case with the Organic Birch Pillow. This pillow will require a bit more detailed attention and care to keep it clean. The first is the always wash your sheets and bedding regularly as this will prevent sweat and dust from collecting onto the pillow beneath your sheets.
If something gets through your pillowcase and onto the pillow beneath, then Birch recommends spot treating. Just be sure to avoid getting any excess moisture into the pillow. Another way you can insure to keep your pillow fresh and clean is by investing in a quality pillow protector. This is the best way to ensure your pillow will stay fresh and clean for years to come.
Birch Organic Pillow Value:
This Birch Pillow is an organic pillow that is handmade in the USA. It has a Talalay Latex Core surrounded by high quality organic wool that has several certifications to give you peace of mind that it is ethically sourced. It is undeniable that this is a high end pillow.
Most luxury pillows we review are over the $100 dollar price point. Which truly makes this pillow right on point with price. In fact it costs less than some other competing brands. When you buy a pillow from Birch you get a 100-Day trial period to really test out your pillow and determine if it is the right pick for you. They also have a 1-year warranty to ensure quality. Overall we would say this pillow is definitely worth the price you pay.
Organic Birch Pillow Review – Overall:
The Organic Birch Pillow is overall, a beautiful combination of natural and organic materials that when combined create a rather comfortable pillow. If you love natural products and organic materials then you are really going to appreciate everything this pillow is designed to be. We found that this pillow has a great combination of comfort and support. The Talalay latex core does a great job at providing a supportive center to the pillow that keeps the pillow from deflating. While the wool provides plush contouring fluffy comfort that you want from a pillow. Overall, we think that this is a comfortable pillow that will work for a lot of people and different sleep positions.
When compared to the Birch Eco-Rest Pillow that comes free with any purchase of a Birch mattress, the Birch Organic Pillow is no doubt an upgrade. Going from a recycled polyester fill to Talalay latex core and wool batting, it changes the game and is worth the investment. Skip to the bottom of the review to learn more about the free with purchase Eco-Rest Pillow from Birch.
Eco-Rest Pillow Review
Our Experience Eco-Rest Birch Pillow:
This natural pillow was a pleasant surprise when it came to feel and support. The Birch pillow initially looks dense and heavy, but the shredded Talalay latex combine with wool fibers is soft and pliable. Allowing it to contour to you neck and head and change the support while in any sleeping position.
Having a shredded fill certainly helps move with you. However, over the course of the night shredded fills can also shift and start to feel a bit flat. But, can quickly be adjusted as needed.
The Birch pillow is also nice for for providing a nice temperature neutral pillow too. Many times pillows can hold heat, especially memory foam and down pillows. But the naturally temperature regulating and moisture wicking properties of the wool really contribute to taking this pillow to the next level. As well as the slightly buoyant feel of the latex that allows you to never be stuck.
All in all, this pillow will be a great compliment to the Birch mattress. Or for any sleeper looking for a great natural pillow with great qualities.
Get your new and natural latex and wool blend pillow at BirchLiving.com.