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A tourism association in Yamagata Prefecture is selling pillows containing cherry pits that can be heated or chilled and used to soothe aching shoulders or throbbing heads.

“It is probably the first time a cherry pit pillow has been sold in Japan,” said Masaru Konno, a tourism association official in Higashine, the nation’s largest cherry-producing municipality.

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