Bee wax presents emollient qualities, healing, silagoge (stimulant of saliva) depilatory, anti-inflammatory and nourishing the skin. It presents a trophic effect on skin and skin rejuvenation .
Bee wax is produced by bees as a stable substance which does not interact with honey, pollen or royal jelly and has some important properties for apitherapeutist .
Among therapeutic indications may be mentioned (for external and internal use).
-Back pain ( combined with propolis)
– Cosmetic use ( balms, creams, ointments )
The bee wax properties are directly linked to the substances contains, but also because the bees added small amounts of propolis inside each cell of the honeycomb , especially those originally built for larvae. So, the bee wax have the properties:
The wax helps the skin to have a smooth and elastic structure (appearance ), so it is widely used in cosmetics, in preparing different masks. It is also used for hair removal .