This is a basic and traditional recipe that contains
beeswax. In the past I have made this item and sold it when giving
beekeeping talks to audiences that are not familiar with bees and
For ease of use it is packed in a low, wide-mouthed glass
jar containing 80 ml of product. The lid is a 70 mm Twist
off type as illustrated at right. The jar is made by Johnson &
The wide mouth of the jar allows three fingers to pick up a
generous amount of the cream from the surface, if a large amount is
required, but in general a finger tip will gather enough to suit
normal sized hands.
Considerable massage may be required for the cream to be
absorbed, so use a very small amount to start with.
Written... 05 April 2000,
Revised... 10 August 2002,
Revised... 05 September 2003,