Why is buckwheat husk good and how is it obtained?
Among the most popular materials for filling pillows today, the most practical, useful and convenient is the organic filler — buckwheat husk. You should not think that the waste of the main food production in an unprocessed and uncleaned form gets into the pillows. Manufacturers of environmentally friendly sleep accessories would simply not allow this.
The husk is repeatedly cleaned and calibrated, washed and dried, thoroughly blown to remove various kinds of impurities and dust. Absolutely clean and dry filler is neatly placed in special covers made of dense natural material — cotton or linen. As an addition, in combination with the husk, soothing and healing herbal teas, synthetic filler, and other equally popular materials can be used.
The advantages of buckwheat husks are in its elasticity, moderate hardness and durability. It does not collapse, does not cake and does not absorb foreign odors even after repeated use. Naturally, in order for the pillow to retain its original properties, it must be properly looked after.
Rules for the care of pillows with organic filler
The first thing you should pay attention to when planning the care of a buckwheat husk pillow is the density of the main cover of your pillow. In high-quality products for sewing covers, only dense teak with a piping sewn into the seams is used. Such material securely holds the filler inside and is not deformed. Poor-quality handicrafts can be framed in a case made of loose fabric, which will quickly fail.
If the cover is still dirty or has absorbed unpleasant odors, washing is necessary, but how to wash a buckwheat pillow?
To begin, gently unzip the cover, moving all of the padding closer to the bottom of the cover. As a rule, a convenient and reliable lock is sewn into one of the sides of such pillows.
Pour the entire contents of the cover into a separate cotton bag, shake it well and hang it outside in the sun. So the husk dries out faster and ventilates.
Before drying the washed cover, do not forget to carefully straighten all the seams, slightly stretching them, returning the product to its original shape.
Shake off the cover itself and pre-soak in a weak solution of detergent. After that, it can be washed at will: by hand or in an automatic machine, just like any other bed linen.
Be sure to iron the dried cover, and steam off the seams. Then just pour the filler back in. If necessary, in the online store “Dreamcatcher” you can buy sachets of aromatic herbs and add husk filler. Then falling asleep will be much more pleasant and easier. The store presents collections of mint, lemon balm, motherwort and oregano.
What else can be done to update the product?
As an additional flavor, some aromatherapists advise adding a couple of drops of aroma oils to the husk. Peppermint, lemon oils, exotic aromas are widely used. They help to relax, tune in to sleep and safely go through all the phases of falling asleep.
If you find the pillow a little hard and its massaging effect is too strong, you may want to purchase a double-sided pillow filled with buckwheat husk and bamboo fiber.
A replaceable pillowcase made of soft natural fabric will also make your sleep more comfortable.
It’s important to know!
How to care for a buckwheat husk pillow so that its service life is as long as possible? It is strictly forbidden to soak the pillow with all its contents. The husk, although it is a stable material, does not tolerate washing. It will be impossible to put such a pillow in order even after many times drying.
Buckwheat husk mattress toppers can be used as additional accessories. Such a kit is especially indicated for people suffering from pressure drops, stagnation of blood and lymph, morning swelling and varicose veins. Small fractions provide a constant gentle massage on their area of contact with the surface of the pillow or mattress cover.
You can buy buckwheat husk pillows only from trusted suppliers who have all the necessary certificates and carry out constant quality control over the production of their products. The Dream Catcher store offers a wide range of a wide variety of sleep products and guarantees the high quality of each item.