*Beeswax is very stable for starters. When applied to your cast iron, it will stay on and protect it from rust, mildew, and keep from going rancid. Samples of beeswax thousands of years old are nearly identical to new wax!
*Beeswax does not oxidize and it is not affected by mildew. Storing your cast iron in a dark, cool place for extended periods of time will not be an issue!
*Although nature means visual impurities in beeswax, we use cosmetic grade beeswax that provides antibacterial properties.
*The foul odor when using plain vegetable shortening to season cast iron was the first incentive for this product. The beeswax keeps the oils from going rancid. Blending just the right amount of beeswax with the soy bean and palm oil has improved both the bonding of the seasoning and the air in the house! Another incentive was to eliminate the sticky finish often found when using too much vegetable shortening to season cast iron.
*Wax alone has been used for storing cast iron for many years. For the first time, it has been blended into a simple-to-use puck