Wax (Latin: Euphorbia Antisyphillitica), obtained from the plant of the same
name, is a shrub growing wild in the Chihuahua desert, a semi-arid area of more
than 100,000 square kilometers located between the two spines of the Sierra
Madres in northeastern Mexico.
common name of the Candelilla plant appears to have been derived from the
particular shape of the plant stalks – long, straight, erect and wax-covered –
giving the appearance of little candles. Wax is exuded in the form of
grey-green scales on slender shoots or simple branched limbs of the reed-like
plant offering protection from moisture loss.
Manufacturer is the world's largest refiner of crude Candelilla Wax and
produces a wax which conforms to the established USP/NF Monograph Grade. It is
collected from sustainable sources. Vegan
Compliant and has a higher melting point than beeswax, Please refer to the
Wax is commonly found in lotion bars, lipsticks, balms, mascaras, pomades and
also used as thickener for anhydrous systems.
Usage Rate: 1-30%
Name: Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax
Melting Point: 68.5C-72.5C
Acid Value - 12-22
SAP - 43-65