Wearing linen heightens positive mood, reduces fatigue, resists to fungus and bacteria...Don't keep soap and limestone residuals.Resists ammonia and uric because of the microscopic breaks throughout the fabric. Suppresses live bacteria, micro-flora, and fungi and is not known to cause allergies. Stimulates blood flow and promotes relaxation. Warm in the winter, insulating and cool in the summer. It is highly hygroscopic, that is why it always feels fresh.