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10 Bamboo benefits for health you have to know

What are the Bamboo health benefits to live a healthier lifestyle?

We have compiled a list of 10 things that are good for inside your body and good for outside your body. Everyone is looking at ways to be healthier and Bamboo can help you to achieve that dream!

1, Natural fibers such as wool many people find that they are allergic to, in comparison Bamboo has far fewer allergic reactions. Lanolin is cause of many of the wool allergies and this absent from products made from Bamboo.

2, Bamboo has a superb wicking ability that draws moisture away from the skin and this prevents the wet skin from building up bacterial colonies. Another important benefit is that the wet skin does not develop rashes when irritated.

3, Kun is a natural property of Bamboo that kills 70% of bacteria that tries to incubate on the Bamboo, this is applies to it’s natural form or in fabric. All of this makes Bamboo naturally anti-bacterial.

4, Instead of using deodorizers which are produced from chemicals to smell nice and pleasant, why not use Bamboo clothing and take advantage of the natural deodorizing properties that Bamboo has in the fabric.

5, Bamboo fabric clothing is naturally breathable and even when the body is sweating heavily the fabric will not cling to the body. Using a Bamboo mattress, Bamboo pillow and Bamboo sheets will encourage a good night’s sleep.
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Bamboo bedding & the advantages to your sleep pattern

Bamboo bedding

You know and understand the worth of healthful sleep routine. Your rest environment is crucial for your overall being, which includes thinking, fantasizing, working and also being from the good disposition. Nevertheless, fewer people are aware that the cozy and suitable sleep might be created with the help of quality organic home materials and with an inexpensive price. Bamboo pillows and bamboo bedding as well as other items that are eco-friendly are ideal for allergy sufferers and people who require a good nights sleep.

When the other people are looking at the most affordable prices, you ought to seek the most likely natural fabrics to create your take it easy zone ease and comfort and environmentally friendly. Bamboo bed linen is anti-bacterial product, which is caused by the list of natural functions and ingredients. Bamboo pillows and bamboo bedding are allergy repellent and normal. There are usually several more advantages of getting bamboo sheets to your apartment, which we will explain in this article. Continue reading

Bamboo arts and crafts in Southeast Asia & East Asia

Bamboo arts and crafts

Bamboo has been a traditional method for making arts and crafts for centuries in Asia. It is because bamboo is a very versatile material that it can be used for a variety of different purposes and especially in rural areas of Asia. I think we all have seen bamboo arts and crafts in shops, on the internet and when we travel to Asia. I have seen many wonderful items made from bamboo at Chatuchak market, Bangnamphung floating market and Talad Rod Fai in Bangkok.

The reason that so many household items can be made from bamboo is its versatility, strength and durability. Just about anything can be made from bamboo including pots, decorative objects and whole houses! I think I have used a lot of bamboo products over the years and I have stayed in a bamboo house before on the Thai island of Koh Kood.

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Bamboo in Thailand and how it is used in day to day life.

Bamboo in Thailand – ไม้ไผ่ ในประเทศไทย

My favorite country in Southeast Asia in Thailand and we thought we would share some facts about bamboo in Thailand with you!

Did you know that there are over 35 different species of bamboo in Thailand and it’s used in a variety of ways. It is one of the most important plants in the country and also very common in and around the countryside, the villages, the towns and the cities’. If you walk around Chatuchak Market or more commonly known as JJ Market in Bangkok you can find  a huge array Thai handicrafts made from bamboo, it’s a bamboo lovers paradise!

Everywhere you go in Thailand you will see bamboo being used in one or another. Bamboo is used in construction for scaffolding, building houses and rafts, bamboo’s high tensile strength is ideal for these purposes. On many occasions walking around in a Thai village or even in Bangkok I have bamboo scaffolding being used, at the time I didn’t know how strong it was!

Bamboo in Thailand uses

Bamboo in Thailand can be used for furniture and tools, many websites have bamboo home ware products made from bamboo. Try Dragonfly Bamboo for some authentic home ware items crafted by hand from bamboo. Food is prepared with bamboo shoots and the canes are sold to other countries to boost the economy.

The bamboo stems or culms have a wide variety of uses in Thailand, they can be used for pillars, walls, beams and the roofs of hill tribe huts. Bamboo is also used for making furniture, garden tools, household tools, tooth picks, tooth brushes, craftwork, chopsticks, baskets and paper making. Bamboo fibers are used in the process of making clothes and bedding in Thailand. Continue reading

Bamboo in China and how it has shaped Chinese culture

Chinese people love bamboo and giant Pandas love bamboo even more, how important is bamboo in China? Bamboo is famous for being part of a Chinese diet and 99% of a giant Panda’s staple diet. For Chinese people, bamboo is a symbol of virtue and it reflects people emotion and soul, bamboo culture has a long history in China. The Chinese symbol for bamboo is 竹 and pronounced as “zhu”.

Where is it produced?

Does bamboo grow in China? Yes it does, China produces the most bamboo in the world and is known as the Kingdom of Bamboo. There over 400 different species of bamboo in China and that is a third of all the known types of bamboo in the world. The largest area in China for planted bamboo is in the south of the country along the Yangtze River area and this part of China is a popular tourist destination. The plant is produced in South China in these regions, Sichuan, Anhui, Chongqing, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Hunan, Fujian, Jiangxi and the autonomous region of Guangxi Zhuang. Continue reading