Buckwheat pillows are little known in Canada. However, they are well known in some Asian countries for its main benefits on health and sleep. Here are 5 reasons why you should start using a buckwheat pillow and forever change your nightly routine!
What is a buckwheat pillow?
Buckwheat, also called black wheat, is a plant originally from northeast Asia. What most people don’t know is how easily it grows in Canada. Buckwheat is gaining popularity in many foods due to it being gluten free, and filled with rich proteins. Buckwheat pillows are filled with hulls of buckwheat. The results a pillow with many health benefits and a better quality of sleep.
Buckwheat pillows are flexible and malleable!
With its zipper, it is easy to remove or add buckwheat hulls until you reach the desired firmness. So, no need to worry about the inconvenience of the firmness following the purchase of a new pillow.
Buckwheat pillows are malleable
Once you have chosen the desired firmness of your buckwheat pillow, the pillow keep is shape and does not sag like feather pillows or synthetic padding.
During the first days, the criticism that comes up often is: "my pillow is too firm!" Give yourself a few days to get use to it, and you will see; You will not be able to sleep without it!
Buckwheat pillows are hypo-allergenic
Buckwheat pillows are not friends of mites! In fact, buckwheat contains a tannin which naturally acts as a mite repellent. Also, be aware that the worst time of year in Canada for the presence of dust mites in your bed is the beginning of the fall! If you feel the unpleasant effects of mites during this time of the year (asthma, cough, wheezing, etc.), maybe you are allergic to the microscopic creatures that populate your bed. This is where a buckwheat pillow can come to the rescue.
Buckwheat pillows keep you cool and dry
If you sweat a lot during the night, buckwheat pillows can be an interesting choice for you! They are more breathable than any other synthetic pillow. The shape of the hulls allow a circulation of the air. Hulls do not retain humidity and remain fresh at all times. This allows them to dry faster and keep a better freshness.
Buckwheat is organic!
The buckwheat used in our pillows is produced here in Canada (Quebec), as well as the knitting of the fabric of the envelop and pillow case. This padding offers the advantage of being recycled from the buckwheat flour culture, therefore being renewable, sustainable and turned into compost. A buckwheat pillow is a great vegan alternative compared to other pillows made from feathers.
The Eco & Eco Advantage
If you choose one of our buckwheat pillows, you can count on it being %100 Canadian made. This pillow is made with the highest quality materials, made just for you!
Buckwheat is certified organic with Ecocert. The GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) cotton yarn is natural and unbleached. We have an OCQV certification for the entire product (LINK: http://www.quebecvrai.org/) (Certification Body QuébecVrai). All good reasons to like buckwheat pillows!
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