Apis mellifera

Beeswax belongs to the Apidae family. It is a product that is obtained from the honeycombs of bees. Beeswax is widely used as a water proofing agent for wood and leather and for strengthening threads. It is also used in village industries such as candle-making and as an ingredient in medicines, soaps and polishes. India is considered to be one of the top Beeswax producing countries in the world


Apr – May
Oct - Nov

Part of the plant



Fine Fragrance

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Amazing Trivia

It is estimated that bees fly 150,000 miles to yield one pound of beeswax