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J-Life Sakura Red Buckwheat Hull Pillow

J-Life Sakura Red Buckwheat Hull Pillow

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SKU: RECT-SAKURA-RED-MATCH

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The J-Life Soba Gara Makura

The J-Life Buckwheat Hull Pillow, or Soba Gara Makura, adheres to centuries of Japanese tradition by creating a pillow that is simple, comfortable, and durable. In Japan, the most popular type of pillow is not filled with down feathers or synthetic fiberfill. It is filled with buckwheat hulls- the tiny seed casings of the buckwheat plant.

This buckwheat pillow features a ditsy sakura floral print on red fabric.

 

Why Switch to Buckwheat?

Buckwheat husk pillows create a sleep surface that is firm yet cushioned, so it conforms perfectly to the curvature of the neck and head in any position. This can be particularly beneficial for people who suffer from neck or back pain, as the pillow helps to align the spine and improve sleep posture.

Buckwheat husk filling is also naturally hypoallergenic, breathable and moisture-wicking, which helps keep you cool and dry throughout the night.

The buckwheat hulls we use in our pillows are 100% organic, double cleaned, and grown here in the USA. They contain no toxic chemicals from fumigation unlike imported buckwheat hulls.

 

Traditional Japanese Comfort

Our buckwheat pillows are available in two styles: the buckwheat neckroll pillow and the rectangular buckwheat pillow (sold separately). Faithful to Japanese tradition, your buckwheat husk pillow set is composed of:

  • An outer sheath that functions like a pillowcase and is available in White Ultra Sateen or in the same matching fabric as the outer case. In Japan, the color white is considered sacred and is associated with purity, humility, and cleanliness. It holds great significance in the Shinto religion.
  • An outer case made with 100% cotton imported traditional Japanese Fabric.
  • 100% organic buckwheat hull filling.

You can also choose to add the calming, sleep-inducing fragrance of organic French lavender to your pillow.

All of our buckwheat sleeping pillows are handmade by skilled craftsmen and designed to last for many years. After you try it, you'll wonder how you ever lived without it.

 

Rectangular Buckwheat Pillow: 13" x 18" - 3.8 pounds

Buckwheat Neck Pillow: 3.5" x 15" - 1.2 pounds

 

Visit our blog to learn more about the Japanese tradition of Soba Gara Makura and to view our care guide.

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JH
04/01/2020
Jonathan H.
United States United States

Love it

Finally an answer to my neck pain and backpain. I’m only 31yr old and weigh 150lb, great shape, haha so this is huge! I’ll forever sleep on a shiki. Also I’m highly allergic to dust so the cotton everything is fantastic for me. Best gift I bought myself in years. Thank you J-life.

VO
12/02/2020
Victoria O.
United States United States

Wonderful Pillow

Very nice. Was too firm when I got it, but with the zipper on the side, I was able to set aside a few handfuls of hulls to make the pillow my desired hardness. With the lavender, it smells so so lovely.

DK
04/02/2021
Daniel K.
United States United States

Excellent Pillow!

Great support for your neck and high quality.

KV
03/02/2023
Kella V.
United States United States

Bye bye neck pain

I suffer from chronic neck pain and I am not kidding I felt a tremendous relief after using the neck pain Now I am both back and neck pain free thanks to my tatami and my buckwheat pillow. I am waiting now on my shikifuton to arrive. I am so excited to complete my sleeping system