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Limited Edition Kua Body Eye Pillows handmade by Patricia Maruko Designs in cream or espresso. High quality Plush Fabric with rose pattern and filled with all-natural flax seed. Comes with a gold sheer organza bag and gift tag… It’s the perfect gift of relaxation for you or a loved one.
Eye Pillows are one of the most powerful healing tools, especially when it comes to a balanced nervous system. Your vagus nerve is one of twelve cranial nerves that originates in the brain, travels down the back of the neck and into the chest and heart, and then moves down into the abdomen and digestive tract.
Light pressure on the eyeballs can lower heart rate by eliciting what’s called the oculocardiac reflex. It also stimulates the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve has an extensive resume: It regulates heart rate and digestion, and it’s the primary medium through which our belly brain regulates mood. It’s the main communicator to our rest-and-digest system, which helps us to relax more deeply. It also elicits our tend-and-befriend system, enabling us to reach out and connect with others. This is a critical factor in long-term stress resilience and, research shows, in happiness.