Recipes using beeswax to make everything
from lip balm to furniture polish

Lip Balm

1tblsp beeswax
2 tblsp coconut oil
2 capsules vitamin E

Bare Wood Finish

1lb beeswax
1 pint turpentine
1 pint boiled linseed oil
Apply with soft cloth, dry, then buff with wool

Petroleum Jelly

1ounce beeswax
1/2 cup mineral oil (or baby oil)

All Purpose Skin Cream

3 ounces beeswax
2/3 cup mineral oil or baby oil
4 ounces lanolin
3/4 cup water
1 tsp borax
A few drops of your favorite fragrant oil

Herbal Salve

2 ounces beeswax
1 ounce Jojoba oil
3 ounces sweet almond oil
1/2 ounce canola oil
2 tblsp essential oil of your choice

Lip Gloss

1tblsp beeswax
tblsp sweet almond or coconut oil
4 drops essential oil (orange, lemon, mint,….)

Wood Furniture Polish

1ounce beeswax
1 pint turpentine
2 cups water
1 ounce soap flakes

Hand Lotion

1 part beeswax
4 parts olive oil (add a little
coconut oil)

Antiseptic Balm

2 ounces beeswax
1 ounce Jojoba oil
3 ounces sweet almond oil
1tblsp wheatgerm oil
1 tblsp myrrh essential oil
1 tblsp tea tree essential oil

Moisturizing Cream

1ounce beeswax
4 ounces sweet almond oil
2 ounces water
1 tsp vitamin E oil
1 tsp lavender essential oil

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