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Natural Latex Mattress vs Memory Foam Mattress

Are you wondering what mattress to buy? Natural Latex or Memory Foam? We are here to help you decide.
Let's first understand what these two mattresses are made of?
latex vs memory foam

Natural Latex mattress – the ones made from 100% pure latex, (and all the layers of the mattress composed of only latex) are carcinogenic chemical free.Latex is nothing but the sap of rubber tree. See this video to see how it is extracted.

Memory Foam Mattress – This is nothing but polyurethane foam – a chemical compound made. It contains additional chemicals to increase its viscosity and density. It is often referred to as “viscoelastic” polyurethane foam, or low-resilience polyurethane foam

What makes memory foam so great?
  • Medium to Good spinal alignment while sleeping
  • Provides support to the body
  • Uses body heat and pressure to soften the mattress making you more comfortable
  • Extremely soft
  • No sagging or shrinking
  • Retains back to its original shape and holds the original shape
  • Good for all types of sleeping positions
  • Doesn’t exhibit motion transfer so that both partners can sleep undisturbed
Any problems with memory foam?
  • Made of chemicals. It off-gases these carcinogenic compounds over its lifetime.
  • Traps heat as it does not allow air circulation. As a result you will feel hot. Infact, this is what causes the quality to degrade over the years
What makes latex so great?
  • Extremely comfortable
  • Very soft. Strikes good balance between comfort and good spinal support.
  • Natural bounciness and springiness
  • Excellent for pain relief
  • Improves blood circulation in the body
  • Even distribution of pressure points
  • Corrects postural deformities
  • Aligns the spinal column correctly
  • Suitable for all sleeping positions
  • Excellent air circulation and breathability
  • Temperature regulation properties
  • Provides cushioned support to the body
  • Zero motion transfer
  • Environment friendly
  • Resistant to dust mites, moulds, allergens
  • Hypoallergenic, if latex is organic or 100% natural
  • Highly durable
What are the drawbacks?
  • Expensive – It’s actually an Investment for a Good and Healthy Sleep.
Comparison Chart

On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the Highest.

Memory Foam Score

Latex Score




Spinal Support



Contouring to body shape



Balancing the sinking in feeling with good push back



Ease at regaining shape



Good support at edges



Good Air circulation – Temperature regulation



Dust mite/Bacteria Resistant



Chemical free – No releasing of harmful chemicals



Zero Partner Disturbance






Cost Competitive

Cheaper than latex


Watch this short video to see the difference

Comfort ? – Both fare well

Spinal Support? – Latex fares better

Natural and chemical free? – Only Latex

Dust and bacteria free? – Only Latex

Cool Bed? ( Good Air circulation)? – Only Latex

Mattress is an investment – you spend a third of your life in bed. A latex mattress can last over 15 years. Deep restful sleep  is the most crucial part of maintaining  good health.

Invest in natural latex mattress - Invest on good health!
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About Morning Owl:

We Want To Make Healthy Sleep Accessible And Affordable.

Our Journey Began When Few Years Back One Of The Founding Team Members Set Out To Buy A Good Healthy Mattress. Most Of What Was Available Was Synthetic And Chemical Infused. Latex Mattress Sold Offline Was Way Too Expensive Because Of High Margins Imposed By Retailers.

The Mattress Most Consumers Use Are Made Of Carcinogenic Chemicals (Memory Foam, Bonded Foam Etc) Or Loses Its Shape/ Is Unable To Provide Proper Spinal Alignment ( Cotton Mattress, Spring Mattress Etc). Since We Live A Very Sedentary Life, Good Night’s Sleep Is Even More Important.

Sleep Is The Most Important Aspect Of Our Lives. It Is When The Body Repairs Itself And Gets Ready For A Better Tomorrow. While Most Indians Are Overworked And Barely Get The Required 7-8 Hours Of Sleep, The Quality Of Sleep Is Also Very Poor.

We started Morning Owl with 3 basic mission points:

1: Provide Natural, 100% Pure Latex Mattress & Pillows. No Chemicals And Completely Safe

2:Design Mattresses & Pillows To Lull You To Restful Sleep. Make Sure Your Spine And Neck Get Optimum Support.

3:Make Luxury Affordable! Remove The Middlemen And Their Margin. Straight From The Forests Of Kerala To Your Bedroom.

Morning Owl Referral Program:

  • You need to be an existing mattress customer of Morning Owl to be able to refer your friends and family.
  • All existing customers are auto-enrolled into the referral program and referral program is activated on their dashboard.
  • You can forward this link to your friends or family. They need to click the link and go ahead and place an order for a mattress
  • Once the mattress order has been fulfilled and the trial period is over. You will get 5% refund against your order value upto 1500 and your friend will get extra 2% discount.