Located on a bee’s belly, wax glands produce beeswax which hardens into wax discs, weighing ca. 0,18-0,25 mg. The colour of beeswax depends on  what particular crop the bees are pollinating but is usually bright yellow or brown-yellow. It has a pleasant smell like honey. Though not water-soluble, beeswax is well soluble in organic solvents while some of its compounds are soluble in alcohol.


So far 290 different ingredients of beeswax have been found, however its complete structure has yet to be examined. It contains esters of saturated fatty acids, free fatty acids, aliphatic hydrocarbons, 4000 IE of vitamin A (per 100g), and numerous other ingredients. Beeswax has high electrical resistance and insulating quality

It is also widely used in cosmetics and pharmacy and is an important ingredient of numerous ointments, skin creams and lotions. We recommend chewing beeswax with a cover of the combs or honeycombs to help you with throat cleaning, inflammation of sinuses, asthma, or hay fever. In addition, it can be used for culinary purposes, such as greasing a baking tray. It is indigestible for humans and is totally secreted.


Beeswax is mainly used for making ornaments and beeswax candles. Candles give a pleasant natural light while their aroma and burning time show that they are one of a kind.

Wax candles and ornaments
400g wax cube-shape casts
25 kg wax blocks
Comb foundation for beekeepers
Comb foundation for candle making


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