How to Clean Your Yoga Bolster


Buckwheat hull yoga bolsters require REGULAR CLEANING

Yoga bolsters play a vital role in providing support and comfort during yoga and meditation sessions. Filled with natural buckwheat hulls, they offer an eco-friendly alternative to synthetic materials. To maintain the longevity of your MOBECO Yoga Bolster we have several tips to help you do this.

general cleaning

Plastic mats are notorious for their tendency to hold their shape, resulting in frustrating curling edges. This can be both annoying and distracting during your practice. The nature of plastic materials often leads to their desire to retain their original shape, causing the mat to roll up. But don't worry, we have some simple tips to help overcome this issue.

storing your yoga bolster

Store your bolster in a cool, dry place, away from areas prone to insect activity like garages or balconies. Consider using storage bags or airtight storage tub as an extra protective measure.

Buckwheat hull cleaning

To keep your buckwheat hulls clean, fluffy and bug free you should regularly clean the hulls following these instructions.

  1. Sifting: Use a colander or a coarse sieve to sift the hulls, removing any fine particles that may have formed due to hulls rubbing against each other.
  2. Sunning: Spread the sifted hulls on trays or a large sheet and place them in direct sunlight to refresh them.
  3. Regular Inspection: Periodically check your bolster for signs of insect presence such as holes, webbing, or small fecal pellets. Early detection allows for prompt action.

Ensuring the cleanliness and bug-free condition of your yoga bolster is essential for a pleasant and hygienic practice. By implementing these cleaning measures, conducting regular inspections, and following the recommended methods for bug elimination and general cleaning, you can maintain a fresh and insect-free bolster for years to come. Remember, bug infestations are incredibly rare, but if you ever encounter them, rest assured that the solutions provided are simple and effective, allowing you to enjoy your yoga sessions with peace of mind.

If you would like to know more about buckwheat hulls and keeping the free of bug you can find our Comprehensive Guide To Avoiding And Dealing With Bugs In Your Yoga Bolster Here. You can also find Yoga Bolsters Australia here.