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Bayberry wax

Bayberry wax is an aromatic green vegetable wax. It is removed from the surface of the fruit of the bayberry (wax-myrtle) shrub by boiling the berries in water and skimming the wax from the surface of the water. It is made up primarily of esters of lauric, myristic, and palmitic acid.


Bayberry wax is used primarily in the manufacture of candles and other products where the distinctive fragrance is desirable.


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