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Is Beeswax Good for You? Learn Its Different Uses and Benefits

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  • To produce a pound of beeswax, a honeybee must consume 6 to 10 pounds of honey. To extract the actual wax, the honeycomb is melted after removing the honey
  • You can make your own soaps using beeswax as the base ingredient. Also, it’s possible to make your own scented candles with a combination of beeswax and other natural ingredients
  • In a study published in Archives of Medical Research, researchers noted that beeswax, when combined with honey and olive oil, helped fight both bacteria and yeast

Honeybees are very important not just to nature, but to the economy as well. As their name implies, honeybees are known for producing raw honey, a thick, sweet liquid that's used in a variety of foods. But aside from the flavor, did you know that raw honey can also benefit your health? It has been studied extensively, with research showing that it can help:

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