Why Use A Weighted Blanket?
Findings, published in the journal Hindawi, showed a dramatic boosting of the production of serotonin when Deep Press therapy is applied to an individual. The weighted blanket simulates the actions of being hugged or held and the body release chemicals as a result. A deficiency in these chemicals in particular serotonin and melatonin is directly linked to sleep disorders.
What Makes Weighted Blankets Heavy?
Non-toxic, food grade poly pellets (polyethene) are placed in small pockets and are sewn into the fabric between two layers of cotton. This adds mass to the blanket which allows it to “hug” the user and apply a gentle deep touch, pressure that is spread out over the body.
What is Deep Touch Sense?
Deep touch sense is the sensation that flows through your body when you are hugged or spooned. This calming feeling can be simulated by placing approximately 10% on your body in the form of an adult weighted blanket.
Why Choose Rocabi?
Rocabi is a company dedicated to quality and service. Born out of frustration of anxiety and insomnia our mission is to help the world sleep better.
How Heavy Should a Weighted Blanket Be?
The rule of thumb is 10% or 7% to 12% of your natural body weight. We provide 15 lbs, 20 lbs and 25 lbs blankets which will cover most people.
Can I wash my blanket in a washing machine?
Yes, you can wash both the inner blanket and outer cover on a cold wash. However, we recommend that only the outer cover be washed regularly.