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Why Men should wear wool underwear

What is the Science Behind Men's Wool Underwear?

When it comes to choosing underwear, comfort and functionality are key factors that men consider. While cotton has been a popular choice for its softness, breathability, and affordability, there is a rising trend towards Merino wool underwear as it lasts longer, absorbs moisture, reduces body odour & chaffing, can improve sperm count, moves with your body and regulates your body temperature.

Merino wool, known for its superior quality, has captured the attention of health-conscious men due to its potential to improve sperm count and overall reproductive health, helps with fungal infections and lets the body breathe naturally. In this blog post, we will delve into the research that supports the idea of wool underwear as a beneficial choice for men, exploring its unique properties and potential health advantages that make it worth considering for everyday wear.

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How Does Wool Underwear Increase Sperm Count?

Studies have revealed that natural underwear helps to regulate temperature and moisture levels in the genital area, creating an optimal environment for sperm production. In these studies they tested polyester underwear on the wearer and unlike synthetic materials, wool has excellent breathability and moisture-wicking properties, which prevent the accumulation of heat and sweat. This, in turn, helps to maintain a lower scrotal temperature, which is crucial for healthy sperm production. Not only this, but further study (here) has shown that it is better for your sex life to wear natural underwear rather than polyester!

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Benefits of Merino Wool Underwear for Men's Health

Aside from its positive impact on sperm count, wool underwear offers several other health benefits for men:

1. No Sweat - Natural Moisture Management

Wool fibers have a unique structure that allows them to absorb up to 35% of its own weight in moisture while still feeling dry to the touch. This natural moisture management helps to prevent bacterial growth and reduces the risk of infections in the genital area ie helps stop "Jock Rot" and chafing. You feel dry and comfy all day long.

2. No Smell - Odour Control

Wool has natural anti-microbial properties that inhibit the growth of odour-causing bacteria. This means that men who wear wool underwear can stay fresh and odour-free throughout the day. Naturally Odour Resistant

3. Regulates Body Temperature

Wool is an excellent insulator, keeping you cool in hot weather and providing warmth in colder temperatures. This temperature-regulating feature of Merino wool underwear ensures optimal comfort and prevents overheating or excessive sweating for day long comfort... Naturally!

4. Hypoallergenic and Skin-Friendly

Merino wool is naturally hypoallergenic and a non-irritant, making it an excellent option for men with sensitive skin or allergies to synthetic fabrics. Unlike some synthetic materials, Merino wool is less likely to cause skin irritation, chafing, or discomfort, ensuring a pleasant and irritation-free wearing experience.

Our Merino underwear is soft and provides natural comfort for people with skin conditions including eczema, chaffing, raditation and chemo burns.

Published in the Journal of Scientific & Technical Research the Queensland Institute of Dermatology study, led by Dr Lynda Spelman, concluded superfine Merino wool base-layer garments could provide a valuable adjunct therapy in the management of atopic dermatitis. Our Merino underwear for kids and adults was used in this study. 

5. A Better Night's Sleep

Wearing wool sleepwear improves sleep quality

The latest study conducted by researchers at The University of Sydney has found adults wearing wool  sleepwear / underwear fell asleep in just 12 minutes compared with 22 and 27 minutes for those wearing polyester and cotton.

“Wool helps regulate your body temperature, keeping you in what is known as 'the thermal comfort zone' for longer,” explains Associate Professor Chin Moi Chow from The University of Sydney. “You therefore not only fall asleep quicker, but also have deeper, less fragmented sleep.”

Prioritise your health with Merino Underwear

With the growing body of research supporting the benefits of wool underwear for men's health, it's clear that making the switch to wool is a wise choice. Not only does wool underwear contribute to increased sperm count and fertility, but it also offers a range of other advantages, including natural moisture management, odour control, temperature regulation, and skin-friendliness.

Gentlemen, it's time to prioritize your reproductive health and embrace the comfort and benefits of men's Merino wool underwear... Naturally!

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Natural, soft Merino   100% NATURAL, SOFT & COMFORTABLE...Our merino wool is soft touch and provides natural comfort for people with skin conditions including eczema, chaffing, radiation & chemo burns.

Merino Thermo-regulating REGULATES BODY TEMPERATURE...Merino wool lets our body breathe & insulates, keeping us dry when we sweat, cool when it's hot and warm when it's cold.

Merino absorbs moisture   ABSORBS MOISTURE & BREATHES...Naturally lets the body breathe and wicks moisture & sweat away keeping you dry, comfortable & healthy.

Merino Reduces Body Odour   REDUCES BODY ODOUR & CHAFFING... Naturally anti-microbial, merino wool keeps you fresh and comfortable longer, reducing body odour, chaffing & fungal infections.

Merino is naturally elastic   NATURALLY ELASTIC... Wool is naturally elastic and moves in harmony with your body giving you freedom to move. It retains it's shape with no stretching or bagging! Drapes beautifully and feels great to travel, work, play & sleep in.


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