candelilla wax

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Noun1.candelilla wax - a hard brown wax that occurs as a coating on candelilla shrubs
Euphorbia antisyphilitica, candelilla - wax-coated shrub of northern Mexico and southwestern United States
candelilla, Pedilanthus bracteatus, Pedilanthus pavonis - wax-coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica
wax - any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water
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Plant-derived substances serving as pharmaceutical excipients, such as starch, methylcellulose, guar gum, vegetable oils, fatty acids, cocoa butter and candelilla wax.
The investigators evaluated sunflower wax, rice bran wax and candelilla wax for use in the organogel.
Wildcrafted Candelilla Wax (Euphorbia Cerifera): Natural thickener and moisturizer.
Balm is certified vegan, as it uses candelilla wax rather than a beeswax base.
RADIUS floss is coated in natural, vegan candelilla wax and removes plaque effectively without trauma to the gums.
This combination, modified with carnauba or candelilla wax (both from plant sources), makes for a stiff "thixotropic" blend that softens when pressure is applied.
E902 Candelilla wax An anti-caking and glazing agent used in confectionery, chocolate-coated bakery wares, snacks, nuts, coffee beans, dietary food supplements, fresh citrus fruit, melons, apples, pears, peaches and pineapples.
It's made with candelilla wax to protect against moisture loss and macadamia nut oil to soothe and soften the delicate skin on your face.