The Buckwheat Pillow Blog RSS



Cotton Bedding and Pillowcases for Sweet Dreams

Bedding can make all the difference when it comes to sleep quality. Nothing is better than getting into a clean, freshly made bed with top quality bedding, a comfortable mattress, and supportive pillows! You can have a luxury bed at home with high-quality cotton bedding and pillowcases. Spa's and high-end luxury hotels use cotton because of its hypoallergenic nature, luxurious feel, comfort, flexibility, cleanliness, and easy maintenance.  If you are thinking of replacing your bedding, cotton is the way to go!  It has been the preferred choice for bedding for centuries, and there are plenty of reasons why.  There are several benefits of cotton bedding and cotton pillowcases. If you’re looking for luxury and functionality, it should definitely be your...

Continue reading



Have a Goodnight with Sleep Supplements

We often take a good night's rest for granted. That is until we have a bad night and find ourselves having trouble sleeping. Just one night of disrupted sleep can leave you feeling "out of it." You may feel weak, easily confused, have brain fog, a headache, nauseous, racing heart, etc. A few more nights of this, and it just gets worse! The greater our sleep debt, the worse these symptoms become. Sleep disorders like insomnia can result in diabetes, heart conditions, and depression. It's not just a nicety; a good night's rest is essential for our health and wellness. There are many options to try and combat sleep disturbances and disorders. A solid sleep routine and bedtime, a comfortable pillow...

Continue reading



Lavender: The Secret Ingredient to Deep Restful Sleep

Is it a trend started by French royalty or proven treatment for sleep troubles? Either way, lavender aromatherapy pillows have helped countless people around the world enjoy a night of deep restful sleep. Aromatherapy has an exciting history that goes back centuries. The Egyptians, Chinese, Greeks, and French have all practiced various forms of aromatherapy. Although the use of aromatherapy for spiritual, religious, and medicinal purposes has never gone away entirely, there has definitely been a resurgence of use over the past decade. Each year more Americans report trouble sleeping and look for an all-natural sleep aid. As a result, lavender use for sleep has become a popular and effective treatment in both eastern and western medicine. Lavender pillows, like...

Continue reading



Positional Therapy: Properly Treat Sleep Apnea

According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, an estimated 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder occurring when a person’s breathing is interrupted when they sleep. As you can imagine, this has a significant impact on your health! When sleep apnea is left untreated, there can be serious consequences such as stroke, heart attack, diabetes, headaches, depression, fatigue and high blood pressure. There are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea. OSA is caused when the airway is blocked, typically by soft tissue collapsing during sleep. This is the most common type of sleep apnea and the type I am referring to in this post.  The other...

Continue reading



Buckwheat Pillows for Camping

Whether you’re camping or just a hot sleeper, finding the right pillow to sleep on is challenging at best. After all, you need a good night’s rest, and your pillow can have a significant impact on how well you sleep. Even if you’re sleeping on a cushy bed or roughing it for a few nights camping, you need that proper support. Proper sleep is essential for your physical and mental state of being. It helps your body heal overnight, recover from everyday stress, and may even help you fight off illness. While there may be a time where tossing and turning is inevitable, it doesn’t have to be because you have a cheap pillow. Even when you camp, you go...

Continue reading