Is Silk Fabric Breathable?

Is the silk fabric breathable? The silk fabric is pure silkworm white woven silk fabric with a twill weave. According to the weight of the fabric in square meters, it is divided into thin and medium. According to the post-processing, it cannot be divided into dyeing and printing. Its texture is soft and smooth, and it feels soft and light. Colorful and colorful, cool and comfortable to wear. Mainly used as summer shirts, pajamas, dress fabrics and headscarves, etc.

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First, Moisture absorption and breathability of silk clothing


As we all know, silk is solidified by the liquid spit out by the silkworm baby. It is a natural protein molecular compound. It not only has good moisture absorption, but also has good moisture and breathability.


In a humid environment, dry silk can absorb moisture, absorb sweat and metabolites discharged from the human body, take away the body's heat, keep the skin clean, and prevent bacteria from growing on the human skin; while in a dry environment, absorb sweat The silk can release moisture, wick away perspiration, and is very breathable. Therefore, silk clothing gives people a dry, smooth, comfortable and cool feeling, and it also helps prevent skin diseases such as eczema and skin itching.


According to the research of scientists, the humidity is above 90% after wearing cotton briefs for 30 minutes, causing the temperature between the thighs to rise. According to the physiological needs of the human body, it is normal that this part should be 1~2℃ lower than other parts on average. And 30 minutes after putting on the silk briefs, the humidity is only 72%, which is conducive to regulating the temperature and humidity of the human body.


Contact dermatitis rarely occurs after silk clothes come into contact with the skin. On the contrary, through the activities of the human body, the skin constantly rubs against silk underwear, which can also play an auxiliary role in the treatment of certain skin diseases. Medical experts use silk underwear to treat skin pruritus, female genital pruritus, pruritus pregnancy, Pediatric papular urticaria and calf pruritus and other skin diseases have achieved obvious antipruritic effects. Silk is a protein fiber containing a variety of amino acids, which can accelerate blood circulation, soften blood vessels, delay aging, and can prevent diseases such as arteriosclerosis and varicose veins.


Second, the skin care effect of silk clothing


Traditional Chinese medicine believes that silk is pungent, smooth, non-toxic and enters the heart, liver, spleen, and lungs. Making this natural raw material into close-fitting clothes can help prevent skin diseases. Because silk is a kind of protein fiber, it has good moisture absorption, good air permeability, strong dirt absorption and antibacterial ability. Silk fibroin contains 18 kinds of amino acids that are beneficial to the human body. When silk clothing touches the skin, it can increase the vitality of cells, prevent blood vessel hardening and anti-aging functions, help the skin maintain the metabolism of the surface lipid membrane, and keep the skin moisturized and smooth. Many women who love beauty like to wear silk pajamas/underwear, and they like to use silk pillowcases when they sleep, which are very helpful to the health and beauty of the human body. 

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Third, the auxiliary therapeutic effect of real silk


In recent years, through scientific research, people have found that silk clothing has good health care and disease treatment functions. Silk is a protein fiber. Silk fibroin contains 18 kinds of amino acids that are beneficial to the human body, which can help the skin maintain the metabolism of the surface lipid membrane, so it can keep the skin moisturized and smooth. In addition, it has an auxiliary therapeutic effect on certain skin diseases. Medical workers made various fabrics from silk according to the needs of various parts of the human body, and selected 30 patients with itchy skin for treatment. The results showed that pure silk fabrics can receive better curative effects, without the need for external drugs. . After a bedridden patient has a bed sore, if silk bed sheets and silk underwear are used, and then silk is used to wrap the affected area, it can absorb water and promote its evaporation, which can maintain the affected area and accelerate the healing of the sore.


Fourth, the anti-ultraviolet effect of silk clothing


Silk clothing can also protect human skin from the sun's ultraviolet rays. The snow-white silk spit out by the silkworm will gradually turn yellow when exposed to ultraviolet rays. The reason is that the silk absorbs the ultraviolet rays from the sun. Medical common sense tells people that excessive ultraviolet radiation is extremely harmful to human skin. Therefore, the use of silk fiber's ability to absorb ultraviolet rays can be used to protect against ultraviolet rays. In addition to its anti-ultraviolet effect, silk clothing is also flame-retardant. It is not easy to scald the skin when exposed to fire. Its porous fiber voids can also prevent harmful gases from attacking the human body, and take care of your white and tender skin!