Bed of nails pillow: (Pink or Green) This Acupressure Pillow has 76 acupuncture pressure points, which consists 2128 non-toxic plastic nails, these nails help your body release oxyticin and endorphins (this improves your mind and wellbeing) to eliminate your aches and pains, to enable a restful nights sleep.
The bed of nails pillow is an extremely effective for releasing built up tension, stresses and anxiety from our daily life.
- Reduces stress and anxiety
- Improve sleep and relieve insomnia
- Increase energy levels
- Improves circulation
A popular question asked is: What is the bed of nails pillow made from, and are they safe? The nail spikes on the pillows are made of a materiel called ABS plastic (which is none toxic) and the material its self is made of cotton.
How the bed of nails pillow works:
Bed of Nails works similar to acupuncture, the pressure of the rounded nails against the skin may help the body release endorphins, the body’s very own “happiness drug” which provides a sense of joy, energy and pain-relief, and oxytocin, which makes You calm and relaxed (yes, it is possible to feel energetic and be relaxed at the same time!). Everybody reacts differently to Bed of Nails pillow, and the effects can even vary from time to time; you may feel tired, hungry, happy, and alert. Many people may experience feelings of happiness, relaxation and an increase in body temperature.
Lay the Bed of Nails pillow on the floor or a mattress and slowly lower yourself onto it. Lay a sheet over the pillow until your skin gets used to the spikes.
Initially lie on the Bed of Nails pillow for 10 – 15mins then try to build your time up to 20 – 30mins.
Use as often as required – ideally use daily for desired effects.
Try not to be alarmed if your skin starts to feel warm and tingly this is normal.
It is perfectly safe to fall asleep for a while.
The bed of nails should be kept away from children under 6 years old
Endorphins are neurotransmitters, or peptides, and the word is short for endogenous and morphine, meaning morphine-like created by the body itself. Endorphins reduce pain and create feelings of euphoria and wellbeing.
Oxytocin is a hormone that is released in the blood stream, during for example childbirth, sex or, according to some scientists, massage. When released, it helps the body recuperate, as well as create a feeling of calm and satisfaction.