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Beeswax

 

Beewax (Cera Alba), another miracle of nature made in its pure form by our beautiful bees. This is a natural product made by our bees.  The wax is formed into scales by eight wax-producing glands in the abdominal segments of female worker bees, which 

discard it in or at the hive.  The bees form this into perfect hexagonal sections of honeycomb to store honey, pollen and for their queen to lay eggs and raise brood.

Bees will also cap their honey with wax when they have reduced the water content and wish to store it.

When we harvest our honey we scrape off beeswax cappings and then render this to make candles, beeswax wraps, lip balms and furniture polish.

 

The Benefits of Burning Pure Beeswax Honey Candles:

Beeswax is a gift to you from nature

It is the purest and most natural of all waxes (including vegetable waxes), with the least amount of processing and no additives

Beeswax is the only wax that is essentially used in its native state, with only filtering for processing

Beeswax has natural antibacterial properties, a lovely bonus for your healthy home with added benefits below:

Burns cleaner with no sticky black petroleum based soot

When burning they emit the scent of warm honey that freshens the air

Slow burning with long burn times

Virtually dripless in a draught free environment

Creates lovely ambience with a warm amber glow

Remains fresh until burnt.

Clever Bees......

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