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Zen of Buckwheat LilyPillow


Why Buckwheat?

Buckwheat is a type of grain that is native to Asia. Buckwheat is a healthy food source for both human and animals. The hulls that encased the grain is inedible, but because of its properties, it is used as fillings for pillows and mattresses.

Benefits of Buckwheat Pillows

The benefits of buckwheat hull filled pillows may differ from person to person but mostly found pain relief and comfort with the regular use these pillows. Some of benefits that buckwheat pillows includes:

  • Malleable and non-shifting
  • Allow important cervical alignment
  • Provide firm support to the spine and allow true relaxation
  • Promote airflow
  • Never compress and only fit more closely together
  • Do not radiate or hold heat - ideal filling for anyone who sleeps hot
  • Hypoallergenic and dust mite resistant choice
  • Long lasting

Causes of Lower Back Pains

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The top causes of lower back pains includes but not limited to the following:

  • Strains
  • Disk injury
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Abnormal spine curvatures
  • Other conditions - Arthritis, fibromyalgia, spondylitis & spondylosis
  • Kidney & bladder problems
  • Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Cancer


Causes of lower back pain all resulted in weak lower back muscles which is attributed by poor posture, strains or injury. These are either affected directly from daily activities or part of a secondary causes by other illnesses.

While LilyPillow cannot completely cure other illness that causes lower back pain, it can provide pain relief to the affected area and prevent lower back injury. Leveraging on the properties of buckwheat hulls, LilyPillow central core provides a “lift” to your lower back, helping to restore your neutral position. LilyPillow fills the gap at the arch of the lower back and gently stretches it at the same time. LilyPillow’s peripheral supports also cushion the rest of your back and hold them in position.

The body’s ultimate position when rested on the LilyPillow restores the Zen and creates a harmonious balance to your body. The usage of LilyPillow is considered a subtle form of physical therapy and we advocate its use with other lower back aids or treatment methods to achieve maximum treatment efficiency.