Beeswax Specs:

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Beeswax History:

Beeswax Uses:

  • Candles and ornaments
  • Lip balm
  • Cosmetics and medicinal creams
  • Foundation for new honeycomb in hives
  • Slippage prevention for belts in vacuum cleaners, sewing machines, etc.
  • Waterproofs shoes, fishing lines
  • Lubricant for doors, windows, tools
  • Wax for skis, toboggans, bow strings
  • Creates a freely moving surface on irons and frying pans
  • Furniture polish
  • Soap making
  • Beard and mustache wax


  • Grafting wax
  • Crayons
  • Sealing on jams and jellies
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Leather waterproofing
  • "Lost-wax" method of casting
  • Embalming procedures
  • Dental procedures
  • Polishes
  • Wood filler
  • Tack cloth
  • Glass etching