item features buckwheat hulls, which are the durable outer husk of the
Buckwheat hulls are lightweight and durable and adjust easily to fit the
contours of your body. Their unique triangular shape allows the hulls
to lock together to provide firm, even, restful support. Buckwheat hulls
allow constant air circulation through the pillow, keeping you cool and
dry. Those with allergies to feathers or synthetics will appreciate buckwheats
hypo-allergenic nature. Unlike other pillow fillings, buckwheat hulls
(and millet hulls) do not compress under pressure. This reduces stress
on your head and neck. Best of all, buckwheat is natural AND environmentally
item is filled with millet hulls, which are the outer husk of the millet
seed. Millet is best known as bird seed in America, but this tiny, nutritious
grain is eaten daily by many cultures. Milling millet releases the half-spherical
hulls from the seed. The hulls are smooth and durable, able to support
the weight of your head without losing shape. Millet hulls are a good
choice for those who have never owned a hull-filled pillow. They are quiet
and slightly heat conserving. Like buckwheat, millet is hypo-allergenic.
Millet hulls are also rich in silicic acid which, when released through
body heat, can soothe muscle pain, stimulate the metabolism and improve
the immune system.
item is not suitable for heating in the microwave. It may feature metal
zippers which can cause fire when microwaved.
Please see our Spa items for a selection of items that can be heated in
the micowave or chilled in the freezer.
item is designed to be easy to care for and can be machine washed cold,
tumble dried low. Be sure to remove cover first. Do not wash filling!
item features a removable cover for easy cleaning.