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Beeswax

Beeswax is a yellowish natural wax excreted by worker bees. It contains a wide range of compounds such as acids, free fatty acids, free fatty alcohols, carbohydrates, carotenoids, vitamin A, aromatic substances, and more.

Applications

Pure beeswax has many uses across a variety of industries, including:

  • beeswax candles
  • sculpting wax
  • preventing tarnishing and rust
  • water-proofing leather
  • glass etching
  • encaustic painting
  • restoring photographs
  • folk art (Ukrainian Pysanky)

And as key compound in:

  • furniture polish
  • polish for shoes and floors
  • natural air purifier
  • wood bowls and cutting boards
  • wood filler