I went to a yoga studio last week that ended the practice by having you lay down with a flax seed eye pillow scented with lavender. It was so relaxing, I really had a hard time staying awake! The yoga instructor said that the weight of the flax seed in the pillow stops your eyes from moving while your eyelids are closed, which helps to relax you. Plus the fragrance of the lavender makes you breathe deeper, furthering the relaxation even more. I thought, I really want one of these at home! I went to Amazon to buy one, and the pretty ones were as high as $18 each. So, I knew that I could whip one up quickly for a fraction of that price!