Pure Nature Honey
Beekeeper Bert . Pannonhalma
Beeswax - the multi function stuff
After draining the delicious honey
from the mashed up comb, there is left much raw beeswax.
Female worker bees produce wax from the glands on their abdomens. They use the wax to build honeycomb cells, where they house pollen, honey and baby bees. For 100 g beeswax the bees need energy, about 300 to 900 g of honey.
Beeswax has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic, and germicidal antioxidant properties, which makes it absolutely wonderful for wound feeling. Beeswax is also known for locking in moisture, protecting skin from environmental factors and fostering skin cells. Because of itís moisture locking properties, it is naturally nourishing and effectively softens skin.
My Uses for Beeswax:
1. Pure Beeswax Candles:
Beeswax candles burn brighter, remove
toxins from the air and give off a sweet, warming.
2. Beauty and Personal Care Products:
It is true, beeswax plays a huge role when
making your own beauty and personal care products! Things like lip balm, skin
cream against rough skin and others, all have beeswax in it to help protect and
moisturize your skin. Additional I use Honey and Propolis and natural oils for
Warmed beeswax has excellent warming
properties, when applied against inflammations of muscles, nerves and
Do you have a sliding glass door, window sill or
drawer that does not move freely? Just rub some beeswax on the area and the ease
of opening should change drastically. You can also rub beeswax on nails or
screws to help them move easier, on zippers if they are stuck, , etc..
I combine a food grade natural oil
with melted beeswax to condition wood bowls and butcher blocks.
Rubbing beeswax mixed with natural
oil over leather shoes and other leather
products helps to protect against all types of weathering including water. You
can even put beeswax on matches to help keep them dry if you are out fishing,
boating or skiing.
Coating things like hand tools, cast iron pieces and shovels to
prevent them from rusting out. You can even rub beeswax on the wooden handle of
your shovel to help protect against wear and tear.
I use a mixture with linseed oil,
mineral spirits and beeswax to polish furniture.
If the iron is beginning to get gummy or scorched, I use a homemade iron cleaner with beeswax. Itís chemical-free, economical and sustainable!
10. Bronze and Copper preservation:
Bronze and Copper should be coated
twice a year with a solution consisting of pure beeswax and of pure pine
Beeswax and beeswax-products are available on request.
Contact me, if you have questions.
(c) 2019 Apis Power beekeeper bert . pannonhalma 9090 . hungary