Ideas are given for Beeswax uses. These can be used for health remedies and creams, candles and other wax product including cosmetics.
There are many helpful ways to use beeswax, and it can be applied to a wide range of purposes.
Below photo shows you the different forms of beeswax. the original comb and the melted wax bar.
Beeswax use Ideas
Beeswax can be used to make homemade household products. This will allow you to cut down on the number of toxic commercial products that you use on a regular basis. And luckily, it is relatively easy to find, and readily available online.
Rolling the made candles with a sheet of wax, will give the candle an authentic look.
Another idea for candles
However, it is important to be aware of the potential side effects of beeswax. While it is non-toxic, it can have some undesirable health effects. When to much wax is eaten it can cause problems. (like intestinal blockage).
In the case with many bee products, some people are allergic to beeswax. Which can lead to severe symptoms.
If you are allergic to honey or bee pollen, it is advisable to stay away from beeswax as well.
Wax is useful for your beehive.
The wax can also be used to form the wax sheet that is inserted in the frames for bees to build their combs on to store the honey in.
This gives them a guide and a helping start, as it takes a lot of wax for them to produce to build theses combs.
Use wax sheets or strips to wrap around candles
To help the bees get a good start to build their comb, a strip of wax cut from the sheet is placed in the frames.
Bees wax is used in herbal remedy creams
Bees Wax is also used in many home made herbal remedies to form a firm usable paste. When herbal remedies are made the wax is also mixed with the warm mixture and stirred and then the firm paste is formed.
Other homemade goodies.
Make molds and insert the melted bees wax to form any object you like.
and some of these ideas for you.
Some lip gloss is made of the melted wax as well.
Using natural flavors and colorants.
There is more to learn about the wax on a bee hive comb.
- Life on the wax comb
- Wax moth pest in beehive. (what happens to the wax on a comb)
- The Anatomy of the honey bee tell you how the bee makes the wax.
Peruse the site further as we have information about many species of bees and their life cycle and habits with photos. There is also many honey remedies and recipes.