Rice is one of the oldest useful plants. It has been cultivated for over 4000 years. Today, rice is the most widely grown cereal in the world. It is a daily part of the diet for half of the people on this planet. One reason for the popularity of rice is that it can be stored for a long period of time. A property that is also very important in the eye pillow.
Occurrence: Rice is grown worldwide between 50° North and 40° South. Contrary to popular belief that rice can only be grown in warm, water-rich regions, it also thrives at high altitudes with low temperatures (Himalayas), in nutrient-poor soils (Africa) or in areas with little water (on the edge of the desert). Rice is also grown in Europe, especially in Italy in the Po Valley.
For the eye pillows is Round grain rice is the best choice. Due to its shape, round grain rice spreads evenly. In addition, there is little friction among the rice grains. Other additions to the eye pillow such as lavender or Swiss stone pine flakes are also spared and last longer.
Attention: The rice must not be exposed to moisture or great heat. Therefore, do not wash the inlay. Never put the inlay in the oven or microwave to heat it up.