DIY ; Make Lavender & Buckwheat Hull Pillows
Make a relaxing
pillow filled with Organic Buckwheat
Hulls & Fragrant Lavender like the ones used in resort spas.
Start with a 2 lbs. of buckwheat hulls, a few
cups of lavender and a cotton pillow
the pillow case with enough buckwheat hulls for the size pillow you want, leaving just enough space for the
hulls to move so the pillow is
Two pounds of
will make a
spa size pillow. If you want to make a larger pillow you
will need 5-8 lbs. One lb. of buckwheat hulls =
24 cups. I added 3 cups of lavender
for the spa size pillow (which is 1/4 of a standard pillow case).
Turn under the
opening - pin open edges together and whip-stitch the pillow closed. Then
use a sewing machine or hand
stitch the pillow
You can place another pillow case
or a decorative cover over it.
a Keyboard Wrist Support- Buckwheat is also great for wrist rests. An
all natural wrist rest for use with your keyboard. Cover them in flannel or
satin - they make great gifts.
cotton tube sock and fill it with buckwheat hulls and lavender and then just tie the end closed with a knot.
The Japanese have been sleeping on buckwheat hull pillows and mats
haven’t yet tried a buckwheat hull pillow- you really must. They are extremely
comfortable. Buckwheat keeps
your neck in alignment and reduces
tension. Buckwheat maintains a stable form, so
that once you achieve a comfortable
position your muscles don't have to
work and you are able to stay there
effortlessly, with the support you need
for a great nights sleep.