MAYL Wear - Pillowcase, Natural Sundried - Palmera Leaf

$ 37 USD

Natural sundried Palmera leaf pillowcase is made from 100% palm leaves harvested in Sri Lanka under the sun and later weaved by the local community that Piotr Kopertowski support. The backside of the pillow is made from Canvasan extremely durable plain-handwoven fabric in nude color. Side zip-lock matches the colour of the canvas and is almost invisible. 

SIZE 
cm / inch 42 x 42 / 16.5 x 16.5
CARE INSTRUCTIONS Hand wash Palmera leaf side carefully with a wet cotton cloth. Do not machine wash. Do not bleach.  


We share our profit. Part of it will go to the person who is creating the pillows as Piotr Kopertowski has direct contact with the community. You are purchasing only the pillowcase without the filling. This is our first home decorative item that we are proud of. 

Different size is available at request. Contact us at info@maylwear.com 

Benefits. Biological activities of leaves of an ethnomedicinal plant, Palmera is an antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant. Dried Palmera leaves are great to sleep on as the plant even when it dried contain antibacterial properties. The study showed the leaves and roots to possess antioxidant activity. The antioxidant potential of leaves to be greater than the roots. A plant considered a rich source of phytoconstituents: gums, saponins, glycosides, carbohydrates, albuminoids, fats, vitamins A, B, and C. Studies have suggested analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant, cytotoxic, anticancer properties.

"The present study indicated that methanol extract and acetone fraction shows a prominent antimicrobial activity against most referenced bacterial and fungal strains. Methanol extract possesses an interesting antioxidant activity as that of ascorbic acid. The antioxidant activity might be attributed to the presence of natural antioxidants such as phenolic compounds. Thus considering together, these out-comes show that the Borassus flabellifer Linn (Palmyra Tree) leaves could be considered as good sources of natural antioxidants and antimicrobials and may find several applications in agro-food and pharmaceutical industries." - Cairo University. Faculty of Pharmacy. Read More

About the Palmera tree in Sri Lankan culture. The recently germinated seeds form fleshy sprouts below the surface which can be boiled and eaten as a fibrous, nutritious food. The germinated seed's hard shell is also cut open to take out the crunchy kernel which tastes like a water chestnut but sweeter. The ripe fibrous outer layer of the fruits is edible after boiling or roasting. When the fruit is tender, the kernel inside the hard shell is an edible jelly that is refreshing and rich in minerals. When the crown of the tree from which the leaves sprout is cut one can make a cake. In ancient times, dried palm leaves were used to write manuscripts.

Our Palmera leaf pillowcase is made from 100% sundried Palmera leaves. It's taking up to 2-3 months to dry, cut and prepare the leaves for weaving.

The pillowcase has an extra lining inside that prevents leaves to be damaged from the inside. Thick canvas on the back of the pillow is handwoven and matches perfectly the natural colors of the leaves. The pillow has zip-lock on one side that matches the canvas color. It's one of a kind beautifully made piece that will add naturality to your home decor.

Sometimes the leaves while processing can still have a bit of a green tint when you will get it as still the leaves are in the process of drying. The natural color of the leaves can change a bit over time as it is 100% natural. The wave itself is elastic and very comfortable to relax on while watching Netflix.

Covid-19 Update - products and packages may require more time to be delivered due to limited worldwide transportation availability as a result of the ongoing pandemic. We can only ask our dear clients to be patient as not all the countries are 'open', and not all the customs are working full time at the moment. You can still buy the products in our store but they will be shipped to with the most possible dates available.

R E T U R N  O R  E X C H A N G E

You can initiate a return for most new and unopened items within 7 days of delivery for a refund or exchange.

To process a refund or exchange please send an e-mail to info@maylwear.com stating the reason for the return. Our customer service will provide you with the return address. Please be informed that shipping costs will be your responsibility (we highly recommend to ship your item/s with tracking number). We are not able to process a refund when the items are still in transportation. In case of an exchange, MAYL Wear will issue a refund if the price of the exchanged item is less than that of the original item. The cost of returning the item is born by the purchaser, although the cost of re-shipping the exchanged item is born by MAYL Wear (up to a maximum of one exchange per order).

N O N - R E T U R N A B L E  I T M E S

Because of hygiene, underwear and adult toys are not valid for refund or exchange but please feel free to contact us by email info@maylwear.com if you have any questions. Other apparel items that are on sale (20% off and higher)  also are not refundable but we will be able to exchnage them for another item.

S H I P P I N G

You will receive regular e-mail updates on the delivery status of your order after we will dispatch your package with the local post office or any other shipping company. Shipping times will vary as we producing your item after your order is made. The time for delivery mostly is between 14 to 28 working days. It depends on the season and event during the months. We would like to inform you that we are not a fast fashion brand where we are keeping hundreds of pieces in the stock. We care more about quality than quantity, so please be patient with us. None of our packages was ever lost is shipping.

Worldwide Shipping:
STANDARD Delivery - 14-28 Working Days - 8.99 USD
FREE STANDARD Delivery - 14-28 Working Days - 0.00 (orders above 100 USD)
FREE EXPRESS Delivery - 5-12 Working Days - 0.00 USD (orders above 250 USD)
EXPRESS Delivery Flat Rate - 5-12 Working Days - 47.00 USD

Mexico, Africa, South America, Some Asian and Middle Eastern Countries:
EXPRESS Delivery Flat Rate - 5-12 Working Days - 57.00 USD
FREE EXPRESS Delivery - 5-12 Working Days - 0.00 USD (orders above 300 USD)

The delivery time may vary and is only indicative. MAYL Wear is not responsible for any delays caused by the customs clearance process, late payments or any other situation, beyond our will.

Packages shipped from Hong Kong most of the time we are uisng Hong Kong Post Office or Hong Kong Speed Post. Packages shipped from the United States. We are using most of the time USPS wesbite or UPS.

T A X E S  A N D  D U T I E S

Please be aware that import duties and taxes set by the Customs Authority of the country that is being shipped to, may apply upon receipt of your order. We are marking all the packages as 'gifts' so you shouldn't be charged by your country customs, but... in some cases it is your responsibility to pay any duties and taxes associated with your order. All taxes are set by the shipping destination country and therefore may vary from country to country.

If any question please feel free to contact us by email info@maylwear.com

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