February 28, 2020 About Saint Patrick’s Day

About Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official Christian feast […]

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March 19, 2019 How is Beeswax Made?

How is Beeswax Made?

Beeswax is used to construct the combs in which the bees raise their young and store pollen and honey. It is a natural wax that comprises mainly esters of fatty acids and various long chain alcohols. But how is beeswax made? What is it made of? Female worker bees, whose lifespan is about four weeks, […]

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