Beeswax NZ

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The healing benefits of beeswax have been recognised since the beginning of civilisation. Discovered in pharaohs’ tombs, Roman ruins and sunken Viking ships, beeswax is believed to have been used to treat cavities, smallpox, wounds and burns.

This amazing substance is produced by female honeybees for storing the colony’s honey. The process of creating beeswax also contributes to the production of other forms of raw honey, including our very own UMF Mānuka honey.

Benefits of Beeswax

New Zealand beeswax has natural antibacterial properties and is commonly used to soothe skin conditions by assisting with inflammation and pain relief.

Natural Skincare

Beeswax can help to create a protective layer on the skin, helping to seal in moisture and guard against environmental damage. The vitamin A found in beeswax helps to soothe and soften skin, while supporting cell regeneration.

The solidifying properties of NZ beeswax make a wonderful, natural addition to cosmetics. Combine honey or coconut oil with beeswax to create your own lip balms, creams and lotions.

How to Use Beeswax

Making Candles

Consider purchasing beeswax moulds from NZ specialty stores and make your own 100% natural, environmentally friendly, non-toxic candles. The long-burning candles will fill your home with a natural honey aroma.

Beeswax Wraps

In NZ, using beeswax wraps is a versatile, natural alternative to plastic wrap and tinfoil. You can use natural wax wraps for the following:

 

  • Save half a fruit, such as apple/lemon/avocado for later
  • Pack fresh berries or grapes in a lunchbox
  • Store a snack in your purse/pocket/briefcase
  • Wrap a sandwich
  • Roll up baked goods or a loaf of bread
Other Incredible Uses for Beeswax Wraps
  • Encase soap while travelling
  • Cover the top of open jars, carafes or bottles
  • Use to graft two plants together
  • Polish granite and furniture
  • lubricate squeaky furniture and hard to open windows and door joints
  • Grease baking pans and barbeque grills
  • Coat tools and cast iron to prevent rust
  • Make your own cheese wax

How to Store

Pure, natural beeswax remains solid at room temperature.

How long does beeswax last? Natural beeswax doesn’t spoil, but it can develop a powder coating when stored at cooler temperatures. Use a blow dryer or soft rag to remove the ‘bloom’ from a block of beeswax. Wrap it in plastic - or a beeswax wrap - to prevent dust from sticking to it.

Related Products and Information

Looking for where to buy beeswax with these amazing benefits? Buy beeswax from Happy Valley Honey. Shop our online store or find our authorised beeswax suppliers and stockists near you.

We have more than pure beeswax for sale. Our NZ honeycomb and chunky honey are a delicious addition to your favourite cheese platter – shop our honey products today.

 

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Fratini, F., Cilia, G., Turchi, B., & Felicioli, A. (2016). Beeswax: A minireview of its antimicrobial activity and its application in medicine. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 9(9), 839-843.
Healthline. (n.d.) Beeswax Uses for Skin Care. Retrieved from https://www.healthline.com/health/beeswax-uses

 

 

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KM
04/09/2020
Karen M.
New Zealand New Zealand
Delicious fragrance! Pure

Fragrant, easy to make fragrant candles first time.

WB
03/08/2020
Wendy B.
New Zealand New Zealand
NZ Beewax

Great product and great service, Thank you

MS
03/08/2020
Melissa S.
New Zealand New Zealand
Beeswax

Great value sized block

LD
05/07/2020
Linda D.
New Zealand New Zealand
Linda

Order filled quick and efficiently ..

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02/06/2020
Oliza W.
New Zealand New Zealand
Beeswax

The delivery was super fast. Satisfied with the product and excellent service.

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