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Handmade Organic Vetiver Mat Outdoor

109.95 CHF incl. VAT

plus shipping (within Switzerland free of charge from 16 CHF order value)
Delivery time: Please contact us for detailed information

Handmade Organic Vetiver Mat:

  • the seamstresses sit on this mat for 1 week on average
  • 100% Recyclable
  • The front is made of organic cotton, GOTS certified
  • the back is woven from vetiver vetiver is also considered a medicinal plant
  • for Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Pilates
  • Ideal for stone floors or hard surfaces
  • also good to use as a picnic blanket 
  • for spontaneous overnight stays under the stars or camping
  • Dimensions: mat 183 cm x 61 cm x 0.5 cm
  • Weight: 2.2 kg

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Handmade Organic Vetiver Mat Outdoor

This handmade organic vetiver mat outdoor is something very special. Because with the purchase of this mat, you support women in a village, which sew by hand these mats. The seamstresses sit on average a whole week on a mat. It is very easy to transport. It is also wipeable and non-slip. In addition, 100 % Recyclable from sustainable organically grown cotton on one side. On the other hand, it is made of woven vetiver (tropical sweet grass). At the same time it is extremely decorative as well as pleasantly soft. This makes it particularly suitable for use on firm or cold surfaces. For example, everywhere outside or on the stone floor on the terrace is the Handmade Organic Vetiver Mat suitable. But also for Yin Yoga, Pilates or Yoga Nidra outdoor it is ideal. Also for Hatha Yoga and Asanas on the floor.

You could alternatively use it well as a picnic blanket or even for spontaneous overnights under the stars or camping.

Originally, the price would have been 299.99 CHF. The mat is quite expensive to purchase, because organic cotton and vetiver licorice was processed. Then the mat was made in a week of handwork However, unfortunately, you can also see that it was sewn by hand. We have complained this to our supplier and pass on the discount to you.

Handmade Organic Vetiver Mat Outdoor - but what exactly is vetiver?

Vetiver is not (yet) so well known in our country. Our handmade Organic Vetiver Mat Outdoor consists on the one hand of 100 % organic cotton. On the other hand it is made of Vetiver, a sweet wood grass found in Asia. You have to think of this sweetgum grass as a bush. It can grow up to 1.80 m high. However, it also grows downward, deep into the earth. So it can help to counteract the erosion of the earth. However, vetiver is mostly grown in Haiti, Indonesia, Brazil, China and India for perfume production. Vetiver exudes an earthy, woody scent reminiscent of caramel. In addition, vetiver has the property to bind other fragrances. Thus, more quickly volatilizing fragrances remain longer present. In addition to its use as a fragrance, vetiver is often used in India to make wickerwork.

Mode of action Physical, which vetiver is said to be a medicinal plant:

The scent has a grounding effect, but also soothing and sometimes eroticizing. In combination of vetiver oil with jojoba oil, the tightening of the connective tissue is promoted. For example, after pregnancy. However, if vetiver oil is combined with rose oil, it is considered an anti-aging miracle cure. Thereby, vetiver oil can also lead to an improvement of the skin's appearance in case of acne. Vetiver is also said to positively influence the hormone balance and thus be helpful for problems during menopause.

supposed mode of action of vetiver as a medicinal plant on our psyche:

On the physical level, it is said to help achieve greater balance and self-confidence. There have been several tests in the U.S. to prove the calming effect of vetiver in people with aggression problems. Due to its earthy, leathery, woody scent, it conveys calmness and strength. Perceived through the air as a fragrance, vetiver is said to calm and lower aggression. Furthermore, it can help restore one's self-awareness.

Our handmade Organic Vetiver Mat Outdoor can thus positively influence your connection to Mother Earth and the feeling of grounding during your yoga practice.

Outdoor mat because: 

By the way, our Handmade Organic Vetiver Mat is an outdoor only mat. Indoor use is less advisable, as vetiver is a natural dried grass that collects dust. By the way, it also makes an excellent picnic blanket.

our handmade Organic Vetiver Mat Outdoor and the environmental factor:

Due to the increasing popularity of yoga for years, this should actually benefit our environment. Basically, however, unfortunately the opposite is the case. Often, the yoga mats only add to the environmental pollution. After all, many mats are made of PVC. Especially PVC is considered one of the most toxic plastics ever. And therefore consciously try to make this world a LITTLE better. Our Organic Vetiver Yoga Mat handmade is 100% biodegradable and eventually dissolves.

Our producer:

What we appreciate most about this partnership is that we can also rely on our contact person. Moreover, they are extremely flexible, so that we can respond well to changes or occasionally to input from our customers. Therefore if you have seen something or miss something in our assortment - talk to us. Depending on the given quantity, we may even be able to respond to your wishes and add the product to our assortment.

Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS):

 
 See here the advantages of GOTS. If you want to know more about the topic, follow this link: https://yoga-shop-online.ch/gots-manufaktur/

Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)

The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is considered the world's leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers. Specifically, this means that the high environmental criteria are controlled along the entire supply chain of organic textiles. In addition, compliance with social criteria.

 It also uses much less water for cultivation. Since organic cotton producers usually use the rain much more than artificial irrigation. 

Another difference is that organic cotton produces about 46% less CO2e compared to conventional cotton. 

In the process, organic cotton is grown without harmful chemicals. Thus, the soil, air and water are free from harmful contaminants.

In addition, the articles are transported and packed as ecologically as possible.

All employees work voluntarily for the respective employer (no forced labor). 

Child labor is strictly prohibited!

In addition, the working conditions are safe and hygienic. 

In addition, the respective national wage must be able to secure the existence. Furthermore, the weekly working hours must be in accordance with the customs of the country. This means that harsh or inhumane treatment of employees and discrimination is strictly prohibited.

Weight 2.2 kg
Dimensions 182.8 × 60.96 × 0.5 cm
Care instructions

You can shower them off. Do not use chemical detergents. Instead, use biodegradable detergents.

Mass article

Mat 183 cm x 61 cm x 0.5 cm

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