Have you ever used used pillows stuffed with fibers of silk-cotton tree?The pillows support the head and neck as a part of beddings while sleeping. There are other types of pillows also to support the body when lying down or sitting e.g. cushions used on beds, couches or chairs.
I remember using pillows stuffed with seeds of 'semal' tree (Bombax ceiba). The tree is known as Shimul in Bengali language and Ximolu in Assamese language. I don't know its name in the other major languages of India though its common names included 'Simool Tree or 'Malabar Silk -cotton Tree of India'.
In India, traditional pillows were made by using the fluffy, glossy fruit-fibres of silk cotton tree as fillings of the pillows instead of synthetic fillers like foam or polyester fiber of nowadays.
Have you ever used used pillows stuffed with fibers of silk-cotton tree?