Natural Fiber 2
Where it comes from and How its made
Silk's natural beauty and other properties - such as comfort in warm weather and warmth during colder months - have made it sought after for use in high-fashion clothes, lingerie and underwear.
It is also being used as surgical sutures silk does not cause inflammatory reactions and is absorbed or degraded after wounds heal.It is used in sewing thread for high quality articles, particularly silk apparel, and in a range of household textiles, including upholstery, wall coverings and rugs and carpets.
Other promising medical uses are as biodegradable micro tubes for repair of blood vessels, and as molded inserts for bone, cartilage and teeth reconstruction