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The Benefits of
Burning Beeswax

Beeswax has natural air-purifying properties and a clean burn, making it a healthier and more sustainable option for candles!

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         eeswax candles have been used for centuries, dating back to the ancient Egyptians who used them in their temple rituals. Natural beeswax is a substance produced by honeybees that has several benefits when burned. Here are some of the many benefits of burning beeswax candles:

The Benefits You Get from Burning Beeswax Candles

  1. Non-Toxic: Beeswax candles are non-toxic, unlike many conventional candles which can contain harmful chemicals like paraffin wax. This makes them a healthier option for indoor use, especially for people with respiratory issues like asthma.

  2. Eco-Friendly: Beeswax is a natural and renewable resource, and beeswax candles are biodegradable, making them an eco-friendly choice. Unlike paraffin wax, which is a byproduct of the petroleum industry, beeswax is a sustainable resource.

  3. Longer Burn Time: Beeswax candles have a longer burn time than most other candles. This is because beeswax has a higher melting point than other waxes, meaning it burns at a slower rate. A single beeswax candle can burn for up to 50% longer than a regular candle, making them a more cost-effective option.

  4. Brighter Flame: Beeswax candles have a brighter flame than other candles, making them a great option for providing natural light during power outages or camping trips. This is because beeswax contains natural compounds like palmitate, which give the flame a brighter and cleaner burn.

  5. Natural Scent: Beeswax candles have a natural, subtle honey scent that is not overpowering. This  scent is created by the natural aroma of the beeswax itself, and is not created by adding any synthetic fragrance oils. This makes them a great option for people who are sensitive to synthetic fragrances.

  6. Ionizing Effect: Burning beeswax candles can have an ionizing effect on the air, which can help to reduce allergens, pollutants, and odors. This is because the burning beeswax produces negative ions, which attach to positively charged particles in the air, making them heavier and causing them to fall to the ground.

  7. Mood Enhancing: Burning beeswax candles can have a mood-enhancing effect, as the natural flame and honey scent can create a warm and cozy atmosphere. This can help to promote relaxation and reduce stress, making beeswax candles a great option for use during meditation or yoga.

  8. Handmade Craftsmanship: Beeswax candles are often handmade, which adds to their unique and artisanal quality. All of our candles are handmade, and crafted with care and attention to detail, resulting in a high-quality product that is both functional and beautiful.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

  9. Natural Scent: Beeswax candles have a natural, subtle honey scent that is not overpowering. This scent is created by the natural aroma of the beeswax itself and is not created by adding any synthetic fragrance oils. This makes them a great option for people who are sensitive to synthetic fragrances.

  10. Ionizing Effect: Burning beeswax candles can have an ionizing effect on the air, which can help to reduce allergens, pollutants, and odours. This is because the burning beeswax produces negative ions, which attach to positively charged particles in the air, making them heavier and causing them to fall to the ground.

  11. Mood Enhancing: Burning beeswax candles can have a mood-enhancing effect, as the natural flame and honey scent can create a warm and cozy atmosphere. This can help to promote relaxation and reduce stress, making beeswax candles a great option for use during meditation or yoga.

  12. Handmade Craftsmanship: Beeswax candles are often handmade, which adds to their unique and artisanal quality. All of our candles are handmade, and crafted with care and attention to detail, resulting in a high-quality product that is both functional and beautiful.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

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Did you know?

Beeswax candles generally burn 2-5 times longer than other types of candles!

 In conclusion, burning beeswax candles offers a wide range of benefits, from their natural, non-toxic composition to their longer burn times and ionizing effects on the air. They are also an eco-friendly option that can help to reduce your carbon footprint. The natural honey scent and brighter flame make them a great addition to any home, while the mood-enhancing qualities can help to promote relaxation and reduce stress. With their unique qualities and artisanal quality, beeswax candles are a great option for anyone looking for a sustainable, natural alternative to traditional candles.

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