Vigilant bedding killer pillow contains mold and mites

Core Tip: Bedding hygiene is closely related to our health. Experts pointed out that "we have used the buckwheat skin pillow to test and found that there is a lot of dust, mites and mold inside the pillow that has never been washed." How do we keep the pillow clean?

Sheets and pillowcases are washed every week, and quilts are often exposed to the sun. It has become a good habit for most people. However, the pillows hidden in the pillowcase are often overlooked by us. When you sleep, sebum, sweat, and saliva infiltrate into the pillow core. After a long time, the germs will be deeply rooted in the pillow core like seeds, becoming the "seedlings" of the disease.

“Pillow core must be washed often and often.” Wang Lianglu, professor of allergy department of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, said in an interview with reporters: “We have used buckwheat skin pillows to test and found that there are a lot of pillows that have never been washed. Dust, mites and molds. It has also been reported in foreign countries that half of the pillows that have never been washed are dust mites and molds. Therefore, the total cleaning of the pillows is likely to endanger our health. Generally speaking, Ordinary households should be cleaned at least every 3 months. If someone in the family is allergic to dust mites, it is best to put the pillows in the sun before cleaning.” Li Hongzhu, associate researcher of Tianjin Pharmaceutical Research Institute, suggested that different pillow cores should be used. Different methods of cleaning.

Chemical fiber pillow: cover towel and wash. The price of such pillows is relatively cheap, but due to the poor gas permeability of chemical fiber, it is easy to deform, agglomerate, lose elasticity and affect the health of the spine. Therefore, in addition to diligent cleaning, also pay attention to at least once a year. When cleaning, use a mild detergent. If machine wash, it is best to pack a large towel to balance the water flow and prevent deformation. It should be noted that the chemical fiber pillow should be rinsed several times, and the washing liquid inside should be fully rinsed until the water becomes clear. Dry or dry as soon as possible after washing to help the pillow recover elasticity and become soft and fluffy.

Down pillow: add white vinegar when rinsing. These pillows are light, breathable, fluffy, and not easily deformable, providing better support for the head. But the fly in the ointment is that it is not easy to clean. If the cleaning is not appropriate, it will cause the pillow to agglomerate. The down pillow core should not be machine washed. When washing, firstly put the pillow into cold water for 20 minutes, then put it in warm water at 30 °C, soak it in neutral detergent for 15 minutes, then gently brush it with a soft brush. When rinsing, add 4-5 tablespoons of white vinegar in a bowl of warm water, which can neutralize the residual alkaline washing liquid components in the down pillow core to reduce the damage to down. After washing, do not twist too dry, use your hands to squeeze out the water, and after drying in the shade, gently tap the pillow to make the down fluffy and soft.

Buckwheat skin pillow: Regularly clean up debris. Buckwheat skin pillow core, tea pillow core, medicine pillow, etc., generally have the effect of health and soothe the nerves, if washed, not only affect the health care effect, but also very susceptible to mildew. However, such pillows have been used for a long time, and some debris and dust are generated, which may cause allergies. Therefore, at intervals, you can pour out buckwheat husks, tea leaves, etc., remove the debris, spread it out and let it dry in the sun. Note that the medicine pillow containing aromatic herbal ingredients should be dried in a cool, ventilated place. dry.

Latex Pillow: Do not expose the sun to direct sunlight. These pillows have good elasticity, strong support, and are not easy to accumulate dust, especially for people who are allergic to respiratory tracts. When cleaning, it should be soaked in cold water with detergent, then gently pressed by hand, then rinsed with water. After washing, use a dry cloth to absorb water, place it in a cool place and air dry. Do not expose it to the sun to avoid oxidative deterioration of the material.

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