Beeswax comes from a number of different sources, and can vary in colour depending on the original nectar. The wax is secreted by glands in honey bees, and is used for the bees to make the walls of their homes, the honeycomb.
Auroma uses Beeswax Leatherwood: Obtained by melting the walls of the honeycomb made by the honey-bee Apis mellifera L. with hot water and removing the foreign matter. This is product comes to you in a yellowish/greenish solid piece of wax with a characteristic sweet, strong odour reminiscent of
Compatible with most other waxes, fatty acids, fatty alcohols and plant glycerides, and can be used for many purposes.
o A natural ingredient in many creams and lotions, it acts as an emulsifying agent, helping to join oil and water together (to a certain extent).
o Used as a thickener to vegetable oils to make them “set” into a “cream”.
o Cleansing, astringent and moisturising.
o Said to NOT clog the pores.
* * * Organically grown, recognised and approved ACO (Australian Certified Organic). This product is ACO certified. * * *