6 Bedroom Health Tips to Promote Restful Sleep

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Your bedroom should be a sanctuary—a therapeutic space for deep, restful slumber and healing rejuvenation. Unfortunately, many of our boudoirs unknowingly harbour allergens, pollutants, and other invisible irritants that can seriously compromise our sleep quality and long-term well-being.

The good news? With a few simple tweaks, you can quickly transform your sleeping quarters into the ultimate anti-allergy haven promoting healthy sleep. 

Anti-allergy mattress 

An anti-allergy mattress is a wise investment if you struggle with sniffles year-round. These innovative beds feature speciality treatments that create an impenetrable barrier against dust mites, pet dander, pollen, and mould spores.

A pocket spring or hybrid model infused with anti-allergy technology is best. A few options:

Sleepeezee Backcare Ultimate 2000 Mattress.
Pictured: Sleepeezee Backcare Ultimate 2000 Mattress (firm). Priced £636 (Save £62 on RRP)
Sleepeezee Jessica 1800 Pocket Spring Mattress.
Pictured: Sleepeezee Jessica 1800 Pocket Spring Mattress (medium). Priced from £658 (Save £440 on RRP)
Dormeo Octasmart Premium Plus Mattress.
Pictured: Dormeo Octasmart Premium Plus Mattress (medium). Priced from £350 (Save £128 on RRP)
Giltedge Beds Asteria Mattress.
Pictured: Giltedge Beds Asteria Mattress (medium firm). Priced from £537 (Save £431 on RRP)
Silentnight Mirapocket 1200 Pocket Spring Eminence Mattress.
Pictured: Silentnight Mirapocket 1200 Pocket Spring Eminence Mattress (medium firm). Priced £427 (Save £39 on RRP)

Quality brands like Relyon, Dormeo, Silentnight, and Giltedge all offer stellar anti-allergy mattress options with durable pocket spring systems for conforming support. Our chemical-free mattress range is another decent option.

Hypoallergenic bedding 

Your mattress isn’t the only potential allergen zone – standard bedding made of down and feathers is a magnet for dust, pet hair, and bacteria. 

Trade yours in for hypoallergenic alternatives crafted from breathable fabrics like hollow fibre, cotton, and bamboo.

Hollowfibre bedding wins for being ultra-affordable yet wonderfully soft, durable, and washable. It’s the ideal choice for pillows, duvets, and mattress protectors without compromising on cosy comfort.

Air purification 

No matter how much you clean, trace amounts of pollutants and allergens will always linger in your indoor environment. That’s where an air purifier comes in – these compact units work year-round to remove airborne particulates and noxious gases before you inhale them.

Spring for a model with HEPA and carbon filters – the HEPA filter traps microscopic particulates like pollen and dust, while the carbon component eliminates odours. The best portable units run £200 to £300 but will quickly pay you back in eased allergy symptoms.

For maximum efficiency, seal any air gaps around windows and doors, preventing new contaminants from seeping in, and position the air purifier strategically near your bed for continual air turnover as you slumber.

Live with plants

Bedroom plants. Snake plant.
Pictured: Snake plant improves sleep quality by producing oxygen at night and removing carbon dioxide.

Nothing beats nature’s original purification system: plants! Besides their mood-boosting beauty, indoor plants and small bonsai trees work hard to absorb carbon dioxide while pumping out clean oxygen, creating a more rejuvenating air quality.

The perfect bedroom plant partners thrive in low and bright light, with heat-lovers like jade plants, aloe vera, and crotons ideal for sun-drenched quarters. Choose plants that bloom colourful, fragrant flowers to give your space an extra sensory boost.

Aromatherapy 

Jasmine Essential Oil Promotes Sleep.
Pictured: Jasmine Essential Oil, Known to Help Promote Sleep.

If you need an extra push to unwind at night, look no further than the power of pure essential oils. When diffused through the air or applied topically, these highly concentrated botanical extracts like lavender, eucalyptus, and bergamot naturally ease stress and promote sounder slumber without any side effects.

Start with a few drops of relaxing lavender an hour before bedtime. Once you experience its soothing magic, blend different scents to create customised sleep-enhancing signatures.

Weekly cleaning schedule 

Tidying your bedroom.
Pictured: A woman changing the duvet and weekly cleaning in the bedroom is essential to help promote healthy sleep by reducing bedroom allergens.

All the botanical benefits and high-tech filtration won’t compensate for poor cleaning habits. Commit to a thorough deep cleaning session every week: hoover the mattress, floor, and ceiling corners to banish lurking dust, pet hair, and cobwebs.

Remember to dust and wipe down all hard surfaces with an all-natural, chemical-free cleaning spray—this helps prevent allergens from accumulating and recirculating. Finish the routine by opening all your windows and letting fresh outdoor breezes work their magic.

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