Beeswax white (Cera alba)


What is beeswax white?

Beeswax is a natural product produced by bees and has been used in various applications for centuries. It is available in different colors, including white and yellow. White beeswax is a bleached variant of beeswax that has its own unique properties and uses. It is widely used in various industries and offers countless possibilities.


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Cera alba

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How is cera alba made?

To obtain cera alba, also known as white beeswax, beeswax undergoes a bleaching process. Naturally, beeswax has a yellow color, but through this process, the color is converted into a lighter, white shade. The bleaching of beeswax is typically carried out through a chemical process involving hydrogen peroxide. This specific chemical agent plays a crucial role in breaking down the yellow pigments in the beeswax, resulting in the desired white color.

Bleaching beeswax is a careful process that requires precise control to achieve the desired color and quality. First, the beeswax is collected from beehives and thoroughly cleaned to remove impurities. Then, it is placed in suitable equipment and exposed to the bleaching agent.


The function of beeswax white

White beeswax possesses several unique properties that make it a valuable product in various applications. Firstly, beeswax is known for its excellent spreadability and lubricating properties. It can be used as a natural lubricant for different machines and devices. Additionally, white beeswax has a high melting point, making it resistant to high temperatures. This makes it suitable for use in candles, where it ensures a slow and even burning.

Cera alba in various industries

Cera alba finds its application in various industries due to its versatile properties.

In the cosmetic industry, white beeswax is widely used in the production of lip balms, creams, and lotions due to its excellent moisturizing and protective effects. It forms a natural barrier on the skin, retaining moisture and helping to keep the lips and skin healthy and hydrated.

White beeswax also plays an important role in the pharmaceutical industry. It acts as a binder for pills and tablets, helping to hold the different ingredients together and ensure the solidity of the medications. With its excellent compression properties and stability, white beeswax makes the pills easier to swallow and keeps them intact during storage and transportation.

Additionally, white beeswax is used in the food industry as a glazing agent for candies, chocolates, and other food products. It provides an attractive shine and enhances the visual appeal of the products. Moreover, white beeswax protects the products from moisture and extends their shelf life, making it a useful natural preservative.


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