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J-Life Seikai Ha Lavender Buckwheat Hull Pillow

J-Life Seikai Ha Lavender Buckwheat Hull Pillow

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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 dotwork seikai ha pattern printed in white on solid eggplant purple fabric. You can learn more about this traditional Japanese pattern on our blog.

 

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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NW
05/21/2024
Nathan W.
United States

Really comfortable

It took some time getting used to it but after adjusting to something new its really nice to sleep on

CE
10/04/2023
Christine E.
United States United States

Fabulous

Love them more than I expected. Tossing all of my other “pillows.”

SM
09/14/2022
Sweet M.
Canada Canada

Wonderful purchase

Very comfortable

RM
04/21/2022
Rachel M.
United States United States

Wish I knew about this long ago

I love my new buckwheat pillows, especially the neck roll. I sleep so soundly and comfortably. I wake up and my neck is happy. I want to buy one in every color…just don’t have the space in my apartment for that.