Studies show that beeswax contains long-chain fatty alcohols. This is important because these “long chains” are used to bind molecules together. The alcohol, combined with the long chains of beeswax, may be used by the body to eliminate cholesterol from blood plasma.
High plasma cholesterol and coronary heart disease appear to be linked, and therefore any natural substance that can be added as part of your daily diet is of interest. Because beeswax from different hives, regions, and suppliers may not all have the same contents, it’s impossible to say that taking a certain amount of beeswax will have a specific result, but as our ancestors seemed to understand, using beeswax in any quantity may have some appreciable benefit if used consistently.
You can try using beeswax as a dietary supplement with Liquid Red Bee Propolis from Naturanectar. This product contains 100% Brazilian red propolis that seeks to provide support for cardiovascular health, a healthy immune system, and so much more!
Beeswax as a Material
Beeswax isn’t merely useful as food and medicine. Beeswax has also been used in countless handicrafts and building projects for as long as humans can harvest the product from bee colonies. We could name endless examples, but here are just a few of our favorites/
Beeswax can be melted down and then used to make candles. Just dip a wick into the melted beeswax and allow it to harden, layer by layer, or in molds, and you’ll have candles just like the pioneers used to make. They’re just as good as anything you’d get from the bath and body store, and you can add in essential oils for an amazing scent. These candles also make great gifts!
Beeswax has been used to preserve leather for ages, and your leather boots will thank you for using beeswax this way in the coming winter weather.
Beeswax can also be used to seal homemade wooden products, providing much the same protective layer you’d enjoy on your leather boots and your chapped skin.
Beeswax is a miraculous product. We hope this article has increased your appreciation of it and that you’ll try natural beeswax for one or more of these purposes soon!