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Introduced by Hologenix, LLC, Celliant is a proprietary synthetic fiber made from 13 natural minerals mixed with PET and polyester resin. Fabrics infused with Celliant fiber are designed to absorb radiant energy emitted from the body, convert it to infrared energy by altering the wavelength, and then reflect it back into the body. This process increases tissue oxygenation, regulates body temperature, and improves blood circulation — and ultimately, helps repair tissue and reduce minor aches and pains.
Celliant is primarily used in athletic apparel, but in recent years the material has also been used in bedding items such as blankets, sheets, and mattress covers. Read on to learn more about Celliant, as well as some of the leading mattresses that utilize this cutting-edge fiber and its benefits for sleepers.
Celliant is produced using a total of 13 naturally occurring, thermoreactive minerals. These include:
All 13 minerals are ground up into an ultra-fine powder and then mixed with polyethylene teraphthalate (PET) to create the ‘Celliant master batch.’ Finally, a liquid polyester resin is added to the master batch and synthesized into a staple fiber. These fibers are used to create Celliant fabric.
According to the manufacturer’s website, Celliant has been developed and tested under the supervision of a scientific advisory board made up of biologists, chemists, physicists, and medical experts. The fabric has been through nine different clinical trials. A summary of these trials is available online.
Before we cover the functionality of Celliant fiber, let’s discuss infrared light and human energy.
Humans lose a great deal of energy due to the radiant heat they emit. Merely sitting on the couch will expend more than 100 watts of energy, while athletic activities like biking or basketball will expend roughly 900 to 1,100 watts.
Exposure to infrared light — unlike UV light — can be beneficial to humans. This is because infrared light refuels the body by promoting vasodilation in the capillaries and supplying cells with more oxygen. This process increases blood circulation, boosts oxygen levels in body tissue, and helps regulate body temperatures. For this reason, medical care providers use infrared light for a wide range of treatments.
Because it is made with thermoreactive chemicals, fabrics made with Celliant are able to convert body heat into infrared energy and then re-emit it back into the body, which triggers vasodilation and oxygenation. This five-step process is as follows:
In addition to improved energy and pain relief, Celliant has other benefits too. The material dries very quickly due to its high drying efficiency. It is also considered exceptionally durable and never washes out, and the material is hypoallergenic as well.
Celliant is used in covers because this topmost layer comes in direct contact with the sleeper’s skin. Mattress covers are never 100% Celliant. Rather, Celliant is infused into fabric blends made with other fibers, such as polyester. In most cases, Celliant comprises roughly one-fifth of the mattress cover’s fabric blend. Fortunately, this relatively small amount is more than enough for sleepers to fully experience the fiber’s energy absorbing, coverting, and re-emitting properties.
Celliant mattress covers offer some significant benefits for sleepers:
The Bear Mattress is topped with a cover that uses Celliant’s clinically-proven technology. to convert your body’s natural energy into infrared light. By doing so, it provides increased recovery during sleep, letting you wake up well-rested and recharged. Additionally, it features a series of foam layers which work together to offer cooling comfort and the right amount of contouring and body support.
The top layer is graphite and cooling gel infused memory foam. It absorbs excess body heat to help you sleep cool all night long. The second layer is responsive comfort foam, which provides a perky bounce to the bed. Its third layer of transitional performance foam gives peerless relief to your body’s pressure points while preventing aches and pains. Finally, the fourth high-density support foam layer gives the Bear mattress long-lasting durability.
Bear’s mattress sleeps up to seven times cooler than traditional foam mattresses. Additionally, their CertiPUR-US certified mattresses are free of toxic materials and chemicals. The mattress comes with a 100-day risk-free trial and is backed by a 10-year warranty.
Bear’s Hybrid mattress differs from the standard version, stepping up quality from top to bottom. It begins with a hand-quilted cover. The mattress cover is interwoven with Celliant Responsive Fibers and uses your own body heat to maximize your recovery during sleep. This also improves your performance during the day.
The mattress’ ultra soft first foam layer is infused with a cooling gel, which feels like you’re sleeping on a cool cloud at night. Beneath that is a premium foam layer that conforms to all body types. The third layer is a responsive transitional foam that provides airflow and premium pressure relief. These layers sit atop a series of individually wrapped coils to offer unrivaled lumbar support, as well as optimal spinal alignment. The bottom layer is high-density foam, ensuring sturdiness and durability.
The Hybrid mattress is comprised of CertiPUR-US® certified foam and is made without dangerous toxic materials or ozone depleters. Try the mattress risk-free for 100-days and rest easy knowing that it’s backed by a twenty-year warranty.
The Amerisleep AS3 mattress consists of an even blend of support and softness. It’s a great buy for anyone who frequently changes sleep positions. It’s also comfortable for all sleep positions. The Bio-Pur foam features an advanced open-cell structure, making the AS3 mattress up to five times more breathable than traditional memory foam. The affinity transition layer reacts to your body position, evenly supporting your body weight and providing relief for pressure points. Its Bio-Core foam support layer is sag resistant. A high-performance Celliant cover brings it together, using your body heat to aid in recovery while you sleep
When you make an impression, Amerisleep’s AS3 mattress recovers its shape in mere seconds, much faster than standard memory foam. Its bouncy responsiveness lets you switch positions without feeling “stuck” while the foam recovers from your previous impression. It’s made using eco-friendly materials that were responsibly crafted.
Try it risk free for 100 days. If you don’t like it, they’ll pick up the mattress free of charge and provide a full refund. Should you keep it, your mattress is covered by a twenty-year warranty.
Yaasa’s Infinity Blanket is a blend of 72% organic cotton and 28% Celliant Polyester. The blanket uses Celliant fiber to provide increased local blood flow, aid in overnight recovery, and improve sleep quality. The throw blanket is great to snuggle under after a busy day and intense workout. You can take the travel size blanket with you anywhere. It’s sized to fit into most suitcases. Rest and recover on a plane or during a camping trip.
In addition to the Celliant fiber technology, the Yaasa Infinity Blanket is made from non-GMO plants. It features eco-friendly materials and a reversible design that works in any setting. To care for the blanket, you can clean it by washing cold and tumble drying on low. The Celliant material won’t fade and the overall blanket is designed to last hundreds of wash cycles. Because of the nature of these blankets, they’re non-refundable.
Celliant fiber represents a leap forward in bedding technology. It’s a crucial example of how viewing traditionally non-bedding related fabrics and materials in new ways can lead to revolutionary products that positively benefit sleepers.