Penelope Terrell Pillow July 11th, 2018 - 22:35:00
Pillow fillings have come a long way from the straw or feather fills of earlier centuries. And again, they now come in a bewildering range of materials. Solid cotton filling is used in the Middle East and South Asia, and I have spent a good number of nights on them during my travels there. Here, many sleepers fill their pillows with buckwheat and modern plastics have given us fluffy fibre filling that can be fine tuned to firm or soft consistencies and stuffed into our pillows. These cheap, synthetic fillings have brought down the price of pillows. My wife and I, for instance, recently bought a double mattress and the salesman threw in pillows as a complimentary extra.
Foam pillows are another option for you, especially if you have problems with your neck or back after sleeping. Today many doctors offer their patients to sleep on foam. Sleeping on a foam pillow a person's head is better supported than by a down or feather. But foam pillows are rather firm.
You will be amazed to know that earlier the pillows were only served to the wealthy people. Hay, fibers were used to rest the head. But nowadays the story is completely different. Bed pillows are common to see in every home. In addition to normal pillows you will also find anti snoring pillow, body pillows, reading pillows, nap bed pillows, buckwheat hul pillows foe bed & bedding furnishings as well as for your personal need. So there is a huge variety of bed pillows and it is not difficult to find the right one.
A Comfortable feather pillow to sleep on each night is one way you can be assured you will be getting a good night's sleep.
I once knew a gentleman who slept on his back, without a pillow, on a long narrow wooden bench. (Did I also say it was hard!) But most of us are using pillows and buying them in fabrics and colors that match our bedding and bedroom decor.
Geese feathers is another type of popular filling that is used for feather pillows, a goose feather pillow can be soft but it is also a bit firmer than a down feather pillow. Both of these types of pillows if you take proper care of them will last for several years. You should never machine wash a feather pillow because the feathers will stick together and that will cause your pillow to become very uncomfortable to sleep on.