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What is Beeswax? Is Beeswax Edible? (Common Beeswax FAQs)

In this post, we'll answer some of Google's most popular beeswax-related questions. Enjoy! What is Beeswax? Beeswax is a glandular secretion of honeybees. Beeswax have wax glands that, when foraging conditions are good, nectar is available in abundance.  Middle-aged housebees (often 10 to 20 days old) produce wax from their wax glands, and this wax is used to build the structure of the comb. Bees have incredible engineering abilities, and their home is designed with that hexagonal structure that everyone knows.  They take the wax that is secreted in little scales, and they mold them and build the comb, the base of their home. The ability to store their food nectar and pollen takes place in these constructed cells. The whole...

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