Beeswax candles have a wonderful scent and can be used to cleanse the energy in the house. In addition, beeswax candles are safe to inhale because no chemicals are present.
1. Melt 1 kg of cleaned and organic beeswax in a "bain marie"
2. Clean and dry 5 jam jars
3. Place your wick in the center of the pot and hold the end with a squeezer
4. When there are no more lumps in the beeswax you can start pouring
5. Allow 2-3 hours to dry before use
You can also buy special molds with different sizes to make candles.
If you're tired of using plastic wrap, you can easily switch to beeswax wraps. For this you need cotton cloths and cleaned organic beeswax.
1. Melt 15 grams of beeswax in a "bain marie"
2. Heat your oven to 100 degrees
3. Cut the cotton cloth to the size of the oven tray and iron it until smooth
4. Place baking paper on the oven tray and then your cotton cloth
5. When the cloth is hot you can rub the beeswax with a paint brush
6. Then put the cloth in the oven for a while so that the beeswax can soak in completely.
You can use a beeswax wrap for 10 months, if you want to clean it use cold water and of course no soap or detergent.
Propolis and beeswax ointment
This basic ointment can be used internally for brushing the gums, canker sores and externally for skin care, skin rashes, burns, scars and muscle massages.
1. Warm 20 grams of beeswax and 80 ml of olive oil in a “bain marie”
2. When mixed, mix it with an immersion blender
3. Add 30 ml of propolis tincture
4. Let it cool and transfer to mason jar or container
Honey salt scrub
This honey salt scrub is a perfect solution for dry, flaky skin. It's easy to make and the end result leaves you with a smooth and moisturized skin all day long.
1. Whisk 115 grams of honey and 125ml olive oil together.
2. Gradually add 285 gram zout
3. Now add 5 to 8 drops of essential oil
4. Spoon it into wide containers or mason jars
Raw honey is antiseptic and it can cleanse the skin by removing dead skin cells, the antioxidants and minerals in raw honey make for excellent healing properties and is gentle on the skin.