Introduction to Beeswax

Beeswax is a natural wax that can be obtained by heating/fusing the hives of honeybees. Beeswax has an ancient history, having been used for the preservation of mummies in Egypt around 4200 B.C.E. Honeybees synthesize honey produced from nectar, etc. in the instruments known as wax glands in their abdomens. Hives are produced by mixing wax secreted from those wax lines with pollen, etc. in the bees’ mouths.
Beeswax is currently used in a wide array of situations, including cosmetics and medical supplies in which substitution with chemical synthetics is difficult. Also, since natural raw materials have been reviewed in recent years, beeswax is now used for woodworking in toys such as beeswax clay and beeswax crayons, painting materials, and furniture, bedding materials and instruments, as well as various daily necessities such as beeswax cream for polishing leather goods such as shoes, etc.


Beeswax has the following characteristics.

  • 1. Excellent moisturizing properties
  • 2. Excellent antibacterial properties
  • 3. Brilliant polish
  • 4. Emulsifying properties

Uses of Beeswax

  • Raw material for cosmeticsRaw material for cosmetics
  • Raw material for medical suppliesRaw material for medical supplies
  • Food/food additiveFood/food additive
Raw material for cosmetics
Used in creams, lipstick and stick-based cosmetics for its excellent moisturizing properties
Raw material for medical supplies
Also used in hemostatic agents and ointments for its excellent antibacterial properties, as well as in soft-capsule drugs
Food/food additive
Used in polished coatings of pastries and fruits for its unique brilliance, and as a suspension agent for soft capsules for its emulsifying properties, etc.

Technical materials

Coming soon.

Product-related inquiries

It can also be used for various other purposes in addition to those described above. Please feel free to contact us for more detailed information or sample requests, etc.

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