$21.00 – $25.00
Benefits of an Eye Pillow
Eye pillows are primarily used during relaxation exercises, meditation, or yoga practices to help individuals unwind and calm their minds. Placing a gently weighted eye pillow over the eyes creates a soothing and cocoon-like sensation that encourages relaxation.
The soft fabric and often (optional) pleasant aromas (if filled with herbs or essential oils) of an eye pillow provide a sensory retreat, helping users disconnect from external stimuli and focus inward.
The gentle pressure applied by the eye pillow can stimulate the vagus nerve, which is associated with the body’s relaxation response. This can reduce stress and anxiety levels.
Migraine and Headache Relief:
Can be used to alleviate tension headaches or migraines by applying gentle pressure to the forehead and temples, which can help ease discomfort.
Placing an eye pillow over the eyes when lying down to sleep can help block out light and create a conducive environment for restful sleep.
Savasana (Yoga Pose) Enhancement:
In yoga, especially during the final relaxation pose known as Savasana, an eye pillow can deepen relaxation and help practitioners focus on their breath and inner sensations.
Some eye pillows are infused with aromatherapeutic scents like lavender or chamomile. Inhaling these scents can promote relaxation, improve mood, and provide additional sensory comfort. Our options are unscented and lavender petal scented
NOTE: Hues and patterns may vary per batch/roll of fabric.
Why Use an Eye Pillow?
Placing an eye pillow over your eyes creates a gentle pressure that encourages relaxation. It helps your facial muscles and eye muscles to relax, which can contribute to an overall sense of calm.
Blocks Out Light:
Eye pillows are often used to block out light, making them ideal for creating a dark and peaceful environment during relaxation, meditation, or sleep. This can be especially helpful in situations with bright light or when you're trying to nap during the day.
Reduces Worry and Anxiety:
The gentle pressure from an eye pillow can stimulate the vagus nerve, which is linked to the body's relaxation response. This can help reduce stress and anxiety levels, promoting a sense of calm and well-being.
Soothes Tired Eyes:
If you have tired or strained eyes, the coolness of some eye pillows (especially if refrigerated) can provide relief and reduce puffiness.
Supports Restful Sleep:
Using an eye pillow at bedtime can help you fall asleep faster and enjoy a more restful night's sleep by blocking out light and promoting relaxation.
Unscented and Lavender Scented
- Lavender's calming properties can improve focus and concentration by reducing mental distractions and restlessness.
- Can help soothe respiratory issues, such as congestion and allergies, by acting as a natural decongestant and anti-inflammatory agent.
- Approximately 3.7 x 7"
- Weight: 1lb
- Made from organic cotton muslin and stuffed with organic flax seeds.
|Eye Pillow Color||
Celery Green, Corn Flower Blue, Honey Wheat, Orange Burst, Purple Chevron, Lavender Blossoms, White Organic Undyed (softest)
Lavender Petals, Unscented