candelilla wax

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
- Some of the most commonly used waxes used in the cosmetic industry include candelilla wax, carnauba wax, rice bran wax, sunflower wax, berry wax, honey wax, and mimosa wax.
Also, carnauba wax is much more expensive as compared to its popular substitutes such as sunflower seeds wax, Candelilla wax and beeswax.
"We've also introduced a brand new black floss that's infused with activated charcoal to help remove plaque and detoxify, and it's coated with vegan candelilla wax that's formulated with xylitol to make it a breeze to use."
The floss is coated in vegan Candelilla wax and refills come in eco-friendly packaging.
The researchers used four waxes (sunflower wax, rice bran wax, beeswax and candelilla wax) and three vegetable oils (olive oil, flaxseed oil and soybean oil) to investigate the effects of wax and vegetable oil on the properties of cookie dough and cookie products.
Among the topics are a comparison between part-baking bread and frozen dough processes, simple and multiple emulsions: industrial applications and assessing stability, processing and packaging dairy-based products, extraction methods and common uses of candelilla wax, and scanning electron microscopy of variable pressure for Euphorbia antisyphilitica (candelilla).
Aguilera-Carbo et al., "Edible film based on candelilla wax to improve the shelf life and quality of avocado," Food Research International, vol.
Wildcrafted Candelilla Wax (Euphorbia Cerifera): Natural thickener and moisturizer.
Balm is certified vegan, as it uses candelilla wax rather than a beeswax base.