Where to get the husk

In large chain stores sometimes found unshelled buckwheat. You can buy it in a beekeeping farm, and the farmer engaged in growing this crop. Sometimes such cereals sell in large markets. It is very important to determine the number of such grains. As a rule, unshelled cereal husk about the same as unground.

The separation of chaff

To separate the husk, you'll need a bag from a dense fabric. Fold it and tie the rump. Better on the end of the tie to make a loop to make it easier to beat this bag on the wall. If buckwheat a lot, you put the bag on the floor and beating him with a wooden stick. Ten minutes of intense squeezing would be enough. Cover the room with sheets or pieces of Wallpaper. On top lay a large sheet of paper. Pour in contents of bag and place in a warm but protected from direct sunlight and wind place. Buckwheat with husk needs to dry out well, then the husk is easily separated. To separate best of all a hair dryer or fan. Unground will remain in place, and the husks will be blown, and that's where the sheets or strips of Wallpaper. Collect the husks in a separate bag. Further drying is not necessary.


Sew a pillow of buckwheat is exactly the same as the pen. However, the fabric for the pillow-case may not be as thick, because buckwheat hulls don't have the properties to get out through the spaces between the threads. Take a piece of fairly thick cotton fabric. Take a large rectangle. Fold it in half face inward. Sew side seams and top, leaving a small hole. Fill the pillow with buckwheat husk and seal the hole. Stitch on a pillow, a pillowcase.

The pillow is made of buckwheat groats

Despite the fact that the buckwheat-unground – not the best material for stuffing, sometimes make such pillows. Such sleeping arrangements, however, are rather hard. In addition, buckwheat, unlike the husks may rot. This kind of pillow is usually very short, only a few months. Cereals should be thoroughly calcined. To do this, cover a baking tray with tracing paper. On paper, evenly lay out the buckwheat. Preheat the oven to 200°C, put it in a pan and warm up the rump for half an hour. The pillow case for this pillow is better to make a soft fabric. Suitable for modern hypoallergenic materials, and natural fabrics like thick cloth. Fill the pillow very tightly. Pillow can take the most ordinary, the right size.