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Pure Beeswax And Beeswax Contaminated With Chemicals And Artificial Wax

According to new scientific research, agriculture and environment contaminate beeswax only little. The apiary itself is the source for contamination. One needs to attach the greatest importance to varroa exterminators, and waxmoth exterminator Paradichlorbenzol (PDCB). A heightened Coumaphos- concentration in wax can be even toxic to queens. Bad side effects on brood and health of bees can't be excluded also by lower beeswax concentrations. The accumulation of Varroazides in combwax leads to a kind of „long-term-therapy" of Varroa, which can cause resistances. [1]

Beeswax, propolis, honey, comb honey, royal jelly being used in pharmacy, alternative medicine, cosmetics, holistic therapies, needs to be residue free. For the time being there is only little uncontaminated beeswax on the Europien market as most beekeepers work with artificial parts of the combs (foundations). Such beeswax needs to be imported from countries outside of Europe together with until now unknown substances - However, especially in the Center for ecological Apiculture and its certified member apiaries uncontaminated beeswax is being produced, as these apiaries work completely without foundations and the beeswax is harvested from combs drawn out naturally by the bees. [1][2][3][4]

bee products used for alternative medicine, apitherapy, holistic healing, homeopathic therapies and cosmetics need to be without residuals. Beeswax, partitions, comb in the comb and propolis, sold by trading companies or ebay, may contain paraffine and DEET. Artificial comb honey in cassettes made of wood or plastic also contain artificial beeswax. [1]

Pure Beeswax And Organic Beeswax, Chemical Analysis Of Beeswax 

More important than chemical analysis of products such as beeswax, comb honey, comb in the comb, raw honey, raw-propolis, propolis-tincture, beesbread is the origin of the raw materials, the way beekeepers keep their bees and which kind of hives they use. This fact is overseen in many cases by trading companies and producers of beeswax and propolis products. Propolis products offered in supermarkets or drug stores sometimes contain not only pollutant loads or enrichments with harmful substances but also cancer causing and biotechnological produced sugar substitutes as isomalt or aspartame. [1]

The quality of food and beeproducts such as beeswax cannot be clearified by common analytic methods and techniques. Analytic procedures are too crude; thats the reason why foodstuff inspectors were often easy game for the swindlers. [1]

Also methods of harvesting propolis and pollen are very often anything but according the needs of bees. Even socalled "organic" beeswax may be contaminated with beeswax that contains low amounts of pesticides or paraffin. Thus, raw honey, beeswax, beesbread, comb honey, pollen and propolis may be contaminated, especially if beekeeping methods are not according standards of Centre for ecological Apiculture. [1] 

Pure Beeswax And Beeswax Contaminated With GM Maize Pollen 

Food containing GM-maize or compounds of other genetically engineered crops are toxic as new scientific research turned out. [1]

Pure Beeswax In Cosmetics And Medicine From Centre For Natural Apitherapy - Beeswax In Pharmacy, Alternative Medicine, Medical Wellness and Natural Cosmetics

As cosmetic industry want to offer low budget products, it is creating now cremes, lotions and fragrances without natural ingredients good for skin care such as beeswax and organic herbal oils; cosmetic industry is using poor and cancerogenic compounds instead such as Paraffinum Liqu., microcristaline wax (Mikroparaffin) or vaseline, PEG (Polyethylenglykol), Aluminium, Benzoeacid. Even expensive cosmetics may contain substances who support tumors in respiratory tract. Candles without beeswax made of plant oils from genetically modified cotton seeds may be dangerous. [1][2][3][4]

Pure Beeswax - Further Reading And References

[1] Centre for Ecological Apiculture 2018: Quality Of Bee Products Such As Beeswax. Press release
[2] Centre for Ecological Apiculture 2010: Manuka Health And Organic Honey - Which Standards Are Relevant For  Natural Apitherapy?Api Review Letters 9, Nr. 422
[3] Centre for Ecological Apiculture 2018: Old Traditions In Apiculture And Viniculture Press release
[4] Inquiry: Sources of supply for uncontaminated beeswax and comb honey, contact Zentrum für wesensgemäße Bienenhaltung or see: Product list

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