Size: 3″ x 7″ (7.5 x 18 cm)
The Mini was originally designed for the eyes but we have found it to be nurturing when placed on or below the clavicular joint, on the hyoid (Adam’s apple) and thymus gland, on the forehead, and on various places on the abdomen while lying face up. It can also lend its gentle relaxing presence to the top of your shoulders while seated.
When using on your eyes it can be adjusted by pinching the middle so each side lays at the ideal distance. You can further adjust the fit and softness of the pillow by twisting the middle section before placing on your eyes.
The cover cannot be removed.
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Handmade with Love in Los Angeles, California
Nurture To Heal™ Therapeutic Pillows evolved out of our desire to create a tool that would support and enhance somatic awareness. We wanted to develop a therapeutic comfort tool for self-regulation and self-care that NeuroAffective Touch® practitioners could use and give to their clients. The outcome has exceeded our hopes. Professional psychotherapists, bodyworkers, and everyone who can benefit from tender self-care and who struggles with nervous system regulation have found them useful.
All Nurture To Heal™ Therapeutic Pillows are made of luxurious deep red stretch velvet. Filled with organic flax seeds, they are soft and malleable. They can be warmed in the microwave or cooled in the freezer. Pleasingly tactile and sensuous, the pillows are a valuable resource to support self-regulation, encourage soothing self-care, and heighten body awareness. We believe that once you use them and discover the special effects of each shape, you will find that you can’t be without your collection of pillows.
Contents: The Nurture to Heal™ Therapeutic Pillows contain unscented, food grade organic flax seeds only. The cover is made of stretch polyester velvet.
Warming your Pillow
- Warm in a microwave
- Do NOT heat in a conventional oven or if wet
- Make sure your microwave is clean to prevent food stains on your pillow
- Use standard microwave precautions
- DO NOT STACK OR OVERHEAT as flax seeds may burn!
Heating times are approximate depending on the strength of your microwave
- Mini: 30 seconds
- Heart: 1 minute
- Round and Brick: 2 minutes
- Long and Long Segmented: 2.5 minutes
- WARNING: Misuse can result in fire or melting of your pillow!
Cooling your Pillow
- Place your pillow in the freezer in a sealed plastic bag or container to keep it free of moisture. Remove excess air before sealing the bag.
- Leave as long as needed to cool. You can store your therapeutic pillow long-term in the freezer if you like to use it cold.
- Pillows remain pliable and soft when cold.
- Cool use is excellent to calm inflammation.
- If any medical conditions exist, use caution or check with your doctor before use.
- Do not use with infants and young children without supervision.
- Do not leave in a moist environment for any extended period of time as flax seeds may sprout!
- Pillows contain flax seeds. Do not leave pillows unattended around animals such as birds and chickens who love seeds!
Allergies: Do not place directly on the skin if you or your clients are allergic to flax seeds. If an allergic reaction occurs, please call 911 or go to your nearest urgent care.
- Outer covers are removable and can be washed. Dry on a delicate setting.
- DO NOT WASH the black inner pillow containing the seeds.
- The Mini has no outer cover. Spot clean only.
- For health reasons, if you use your Mini on the eyes of multiple individuals, use a protective barrier like a tissue.
Storage: Store in a clean, dry environment away from moisture, small children, pets, and birds.
Our goal is your complete satisfaction with the Nurture to Heal™ Therapeutic Pillows. If for any reason you are not happy with your purchase, simply return the pillow in its original condition within 18 days of purchase and we will give you a full refund, plain and simple.
For returns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a return authorization and further instructions.
Your Nurture to Heal™ Therapeutic Pillow has a limited lifetime warranty under normal and customary use to be free from defects in workmanship and materials. If, for example, under normal use a seam opens and seeds leak out, your pillow is warranted and will be replaced with the same pillow model or its equivalent. Any misuse, including but not limited to overheating causing the fabric to melt or a strong burnt odor, water damage, tearing by animals, pets, or vermin shall not be warranted.
This Limited Lifetime Warranty ends at the time the item is discontinued, plus one year after its removal from production.