The creator Ivana O. from Czech Republic handcrafts these pillows from solid natural unbleached Czech cotton, fills them with spelt husks organically grown in Czech Republic and hand-paints the cover with spiral motifs.
What is Spelt?
Spelt is an ancient form of wheat that can be cultivated without chemical fertilizers because it has good immunity to fungus and pests. Consuming it can regulate the digestive system because it’s easily absorbed and contains many nutrients.
Spelt pillows have been used for many decades. The healing properties of spelt were glorified by Hildegarda von Bingen, the founder of scientific natural history in Germany in the 12th century. She filled cotton bags with spelt and used them as pillows.
Health Benefits of Spelt Pillows
The elastic grains of spelt mold to the shape of the head and body.
Spelt supports muscles and improves circulation, helps with cystitis and rheumatic pains and has extraordinary rehabilitation properties.
It also helps with Improving blood circulation, preventing formation of varicose veins, increasing resistance to colds, strengthening immunity, supporting digestive system, moderates frequency of asthma attacks and supports kidney functions.
Organic spelt pillows are also recommended for people with allergies because spelt doesn’t attract allergens. It’s high content of silicic acid can have a positive influence on biofields.
“Spirals are magical, mysterious and they fill you with unique energy … “
says Ivana O. who lives with her husband and two small children in a former water mill building in the picturesque village of Kopanice.