Blästa Henriët Wheat Bag

A sustainable aid to calm the mind and support your body.

The Wheat Bag from Blästa Henriët is a weighty heat pack that provides comfort, warmth and natural pain relief. The large unscented Wheat Bag can be heated in the microwave or oven and/or cooled in the freezer. It is a natural and safe way to decrease joint stiffness, reduce pain, inflammation and relieve muscle cramps all over the body.

With a soft linen removable cover, the Wheat Bag is large in size and fits nicely across an arching back, over the shoulders or around the neck. It can be placed over the feet, knees or across the lower back and/or tummy for support.

Natural and Eco friendly

  • Natural Pain Relief
  • Sustainable
  • Promotes self care
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Provides everyday comfort
  • Produced in the UK

The eco friendly Wheat Bag can be used hot or cold. Once the linen cover has been removed it can be heated in the oven or microwave or cooled in the freezer. Please consult the care label and safety section for instructions on how to heat safely.

How this helps

The natural aid can be used as a heat or cooling pack to help alleviate joint pain, sore muscles and stiffness. It is large in size, although not too heavy and is designed to fit nicely across an arching back, over the shoulders or around the neck. Also it lays nicely over the feet, knees or across the lower back and/or tummy. The soft Linen cover helps enhance your experience of comfort and support.

Frequently asked questions

How does the Wheat Bag work?

The wheat grain naturally contains moisture that retains both heat and cool with impressive insulation properties. The wheat grain can absorb and evenly distribute both heat and cold giving you effective pain relief and comfort.

The Wheat Bag can be used at room temperature, heated in the oven or microwave, and cooled freezer. All our products are reusable, washable and made to last.

How long does the Wheat Bag retain heat?

The Wheat Bag will retain heat for up to 40 minutes.

How long does the Wheat Bag retain cold?

The Wheat Bag will stay chilled for up to 30 minutes.

Can I wash my wheat bag?

All wheat bag and eye pillow covers are detachable and can be washed in the machine or by hand. Use a mild detergent, wash at 30°c on a gentle setting. Avoid tumble drying, hot iron on non-printed area when dry.

The inner bag cannot be washed as too much water will damage the wheat grain, spot clean only.

Do not wash the inner bag with wheat grain inside.

Is the Wheat Bag scented?

No. All Wheat Packs come unscented and are suitable for sensitive skin.

You can easily add your own scent using essential oils or a hydrosol mist. To scent your wheat pack for the use of aromatherapy, add a few drops of essential oil to the inner bag after heating.

Can I heat my Wheat Bag in the oven?

Yes. Use a conventional electric oven only, do not use gas cooker or grill setting.

The inner bag is made from an unbleached, untreated cotton and is perfectly safe to use in the oven when following heating instructions.

Where can I find the instructions for use?

All products have clear instructions for use on both the product packaging and the fabric tag attached to the removable cover. You can also find instructions on our Care and Safety page.

Are the Wheat Bags safe to use when pregnant?

Yes. The wheat bag is safe to use during pregnancy, it works as an effective and drug free pain relief during pregnancy, during contractions and labour. The heat is isolated to the specific area of use and does not increase the overall body temperature. Post birth the wheat bag can assist in breast feeding as well as warm the cot or pram before putting the baby down. Do not apply heat directly onto the belly area and always consult your doctor is you are unsure.

Why do I need to rehydrate the Wheat Bag?

Wheat grain has a natural moisture content but continual heating will eventually dry this moisture out and the wheat will begin to cook and eventually burn. To prevent this it is important to keep your wheat bag hydrated by occasionally placing a heat proof container of water alongside the bag. Alternatively sprinkle with water before heating.

The inside fabric looks a little stained. Why?

The inner bag reacts with moisture from the wheat inside as it would with any fabric used. As it's made from unbleached cotton the slight discolouration is more visible than on a darker shade. We have chosen not to go with a darker or dyed fabric as it's would not be as environmentally friendly.

Is the Wheat Bag safe to use?

The wheat bag is CE marked and assessed to meet EU health and safety requirements. It contains only natural materials which are safe to heat as per our instructions. We have taken every precaution to make our product as safe to use as possible, by providing safety instructions both on the box and on the item itself. As long as these guidelines are maintained there is no cause for concern.

Can I burn it?

If the wheat pack is not rehydrated as per instructions above it will dry out over time and start to emit a cooked/burnt smell. The most common reason for a wheat bag to burn is either by overheating after the wheat dries out, or the microwave turntable is prevented from rotating correctly. When the turntable cannot move the radiation heat energy will be concentrated on a single area which can cause a burn on the fabric. Always make sure the turntable can rotate freely by giving it a spin before heating your wheat bag. If your wheat bag smells burned it should not be used. Place on a non-combustible surface such as a sink or kitchen bench, and let the Wheat Bag completely cool down before discarding.

How do I store my Wheat Bag?

When used regularly the Wheat Bag can be stored in room temperature where you please. When not in use you can permanently store your Wheat Bag or Eye Pillow in a clean airtight container in the freezer.

What is the lifespan of the Wheat Bag?

Your wheat bag will last for several years if used and stored according our recommendations.

Specifications

Brand Blästa Henriët
Dimensions 60 x 20cm
Materials Cover: 100% European Linen OEKO-TEX®; Inner Bag: Natural cotton, Cotswold Wheat • FSC® certified packaging made from recycled waste fibres.
What's included? x1 Wheat Bag; x1 Linen Cover
Origin Made in the UK

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£28.00 inc VAT

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