Main Menu
Beeswax
It is a very expensive type of natural waxes produced and kept in cylindrical bee hives of honey bees that secrete wax.
 
Description
Definition
Uses
Honey bees use the beeswax to build honeycomb cells to raise the young bees and store honey. They wax-secreting bees produce wax in a temperature ranging from 26 to 33 degrees Celsius.
Beeswax is used to protect paintings and papers and act as an adhesive and also to style hair. It could be used as an anti-aging cream and it is beneficial for the balance of the body. It is used in dieting as a healthy option and is applied on wounds to fasten the healing process. At home, beeswax is used to make a furniture polish and a less concentrated beeswax lotion is used to polish wood. It is used in drugs, pills and ointments as a carrier of the drug and in making ear plugs for natural therapy.
A yellowish or brown wax secreted by bees to build honeycombs.