Research has shown that at the end of its life cycle, corn fiber can be transformed by sea water and by the earth into carbon anhydride and water. Inspired by this, the Mais Prestige mattress covering is extraordinarily breathable, dispersing body moisture to keep the body dry, and hindering the formation of mildew and odor. It also wins hygienic points, impeding the spawning of dust mites (the source of many troublesome allergies). The internal support consists of a 4.75" base layer of Ecogreen, a natural material infused with essential plant oils known for their anti-rheumatic properties, and a 2.4" layer of Geomemory Aloe. The rectangular and square grid pattern grooves along both sides of the core act on the body's meridians, restoring equilibrium and the circulation of energy to promote a natural, biological rhythm. This structure creates different weight-support zones for the head, shoulders, spine, pelvis, legs and feet. Because this item will ship from Italy, please note the anticipated delivery date. Magniflex is known for its environmentally and technologically advanced visco-elastic, water-latex, and foam mattresses. With patented materials and an advanced construction that adapt to a sleeper's body, they are built to provide excellent orthopedic support, breathability, and superior hygiene--not to mention a fabulous night’s sleep!