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All about Organic Cotton Clothing

Today many people chose to wear Organic clothing rather than syntactic clothing, the world is going organic this way as living natural is living long and healthy life.

Most of the Organic Clothing is made using Organic grown cotton or blend of organic fibers ranges from Bamboo to Jute material. In this article we will discuss about Organic Cotton and the advantages associated.

What is "organic cotton"?

This is a basic questions people ask, Organic cotton is grown using methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment. Organic production systems replenish and maintain soil fertility, reduce the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers, and build biologically diverse agriculture. Third-party certification organizations verify that organic producers use only methods and materials allowed in organic production.

Organic cotton is grown globally in various parts of Asia, Africa and Some part of America.
The key nations growing and producing Organic Cotton and textile for clothing are India, Turkey, China, Peru, Uganda, Israel, United States.

Indian and Israel Organic cotton is considered to be best in texture and strength. The annual dollar global business for organic cotton has skyrocketed from $583 million in 2005 to $2.1 Billion in 2007.

Why One should wear Organic Cotton Clothing ?


It is said Cotton Farming uses 3% of the world cultivated areas of farming, and on this 3% of farming land, Worlds 25% of the pesticides and 10% of insecticides sold are sprayed, thus produces serve impact on ecosystem, like soil pollution and erosion, water and air pollution, death of rare species of insects, but the major factor is High risk to human health, as we wear the this fabrics and they also contain all the sprayed insecticides and pesticides which goes in human body through skin contact of clothing and perspiration.
The health problem people could face is Cancer, Sterility, Chronic poisoning, Neurological & Mood disorders, Allergies and weakening of Immune System of body. Today it is seen many parents realize this and use 100% organic cotton with natural color dye for infants and kids, even diaper cotton material is organic with some brands. Even adults are wearing 100% organic grown cotton clothing to avoid any further damage to their health.

The Cotton to be certified Organic, the farm on which it is grown, should not have used any Chemicals and Pesticides for past 4 year and the top 3 feet of the soil has to be removed and replaced with Natural organic soil.

Khadi and Hand Loom cotton fabrics are the best to use, as it uses organic cotton in most cases, as well the spinning of fiber from cotton to weaving of fabric from fiber is done using convectional hand machine and tools, it is also called as de-energized clothing. It helps to control Stress & blood pressure.

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