Cura Pearl is by far the most popular weighted blanket in the Nordic countries.
This Classic blanket is suitable for everyone - not for only those with sleeping disorders. This Cura Pearl Classic weight blanket is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their sleep. Weight, pressure and caressing effect relieves numerous positive emotions and enzymes which help you to relax and improve your quality of sleep.
The effect of the weighted blanket releases the body’s own well-being hormones, which relax and help the user to calm down more quickly. The blanket consists of six layers of fabric and one layer of glass beans. The glass beans are sewn into the blanket in the form of a square stitch.
The weight is evenly distributed among the 120 quilted squares of the blanket making it feel like a wonderfully warm hug all over your body. For the best performance, it is recommended that the weight of the blanket should be about 10-15% of the user's body weight.
If you suffer from severe sleep disturbances and / or anxiety, it is advisable to choose a blanket that corresponds to a larger value in the range (15%). Blankets have been used successfully in the treatment of sleep disorders in care industry in Sweden for more than ten years. It is now known that the effects of blankets extend to all users, regardless of diagnosis, medical background, or severity of sleep disorders. Even those who sleep well in their own opinion experience that weighted blanket improves their quality of sleep.
Studies have shown that the contact hormone oxytocin is secreted slightly more due to the so-called DPTS (deep pressure touch simulation). This phenomenon is naturally achieved through the use of heavy blankets and is presumably the reason why so many users feel that the Cura Pearl blanket gives a pampering, safer feeling. It is recommended that if you have not used a blanket before, get used to it gradually / for shorter periods at a time. Getting used to the feeling of extra weight can take a while. The weighted blanket is packed in a practical, durable bag that is easy to take with you, even on a business trip.