Natural Sundried Palmera Leaf Pillowcase

$ 37 USD

'Natural Sundried Palmera Leaf' pillowcase is made from 100% Palmera leaves harvested in Sri Lanka under the sun by the local community that Piotr Kopertowski support. The backside of the pillow is made from Canvas, an extremely durable plain-handwoven fabric in nude color. 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.  


Part of the profit will go to the community to create more stunning items that we hope you will love. 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 ethnomedicinal plant, Palmera is an antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant. Dried palmera leafs are great to sleep on as the plant even when is dried contain antibacterial properties. Study showed the leaves and roots to possess antioxidant activity. The antioxidant potential of leaves to be greater than the roots. 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 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.

Returns For Exchange 

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

- Returned items must be in their original condition, unworn and unwashed with tags still attached and original package. Please be inform that shipping costs will be your responsibility.
- Please ship the items with tracking information (number) it will give us an opportunity to track your package in the cases where is missing.
- For shipping instructions please contact info@maylwear.com

Defective Product And Returns Due to Our Error

- Return will be considered only if the item is faulty.
- If the return is a result of our techical error, we will refund the cost of item.
- When we receive your return, we will inspect the item and provide a replacement or issue a refund.
- For shipping instructions please contact info@maylwear.com

Non-Returnable Items

- The following items like adult toys, and items with discount 20% and more are non-returnable and we offer no refunds and no exchange.
- Please note that return is not possible for all the items on our web-store which are discounted or on our outlet.
- Incomplete or used products may not be returned – refunded or exchanged.

Follow the steps below to return an item to MAYL Wear Office:

- Send an email to info@maylwear.com
- Include in the subject the name of the item you want to return and the number of your order.
- Please leave a detailed description of the item you would like to return and the reason (even if the reason is – I realised I did not want the product).
- Send the email and we will respond with shipping instructions to you. If your response is sent to us before the maximum time allowed to return an item you will not be held accountable for any delays in the return process.

Orders

- All orders placed after 1pm on Friday will be processed the following Monday. We are trying to ship order 1 to 2 times a week.
- In the event of a problem in processing your order, you will receive an e-mail detailing the issue and possibly requesting further information. 

Shipping

- All items are shipped directly from MAYL Wear office after quality control made by our owner Piotr Kopertowski. If you have ordered items more than one, you might receive a separate delivery from each store/warehouse. We have warehouses in the US, Hong Kong and in Sri Lanka. 
- 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.
- Shipping times will vary but mostly it is between (free worldwide shipping) 14 to 28 days. We are trying to ship your item asap after the production time that can take between 5 to 15 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. Non of our packages were ever missing.
- Premium Shipping usually take 10-12 working days.
- Please note that you have 30 days upon the dispatch of your order to contact us should you not receive it. If you contact us after this 30 day period, we cannot guarantee your refund.

Taxes And Duties

- 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 shouldnt 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.

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