Natural, precious, clean...There are many
attributes that can be used to describe
More ancient than writing traced back to
the Egyptian period, more than 8000 years
More ancient than the Holy Shroud made of
Linen is part of the history since the time
in which Penelope, Ulisse's wife, used to
sew and undo a long cloth she was weaving
while waiting for her husband.
In ancient times linen was used to mummify
the Egyptian Pharaohs and was accounted
as a sacred tissue to be used only in the
moments in which people addressed God in
prayer or sacrifice. During the Renaissance
it became a sign of preeminence, being used
by aristocrats to set the table and to take
care of the personal hygiene.
Scientific studies have confirmed that,
wrapped in linen night clothes, it is easier
to fall asleep and people rest soundly.
Linen seeds are rich in Omega 3, essential
fat acids, that are naturally present in
several foods and help the body against
many kinds of diseases.
Lines is good for skin because in winter
it protects against coldness, while during
the summer helps perspiration. Thanks to
its anallergic and anticbacterial effect,
linen is the best tissue to tailor sheets
and bed cloths for children. Gifted with
a peculiar healing effect linen can also
be used to treat wounds and burn hurts.
Thanks to its structural features, linen
is one of the most resistant tissues able
to stand the passage of time and usury without
altering its shape. Linen doesn't leave
residuals and becomes softer and softer
with continuous washings.
Linen is anallergic, doesn't bother the
skin and its fibers don't keep filth or
soap and limestone residuals. It also resists
to ammonia and uric acid that abounds in
Compared to all the other tissues linen
is one of the fiber that most respects the
environment. Its cultivation preserves the
soil while its elaboration doesn't damage
the ecosystem. All the products made of
linen are biodegradable.