Chinese Tallow Tree

missy-n-msApril 26, 2007

Has anyone ever made candles using the wax from these trees? I was reading that the leaves, sap and even decaying leaves are toxic to other plants and animals. So I was nervous about boiling the leaves and seeds to get the wax. Anyone?

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intriguedbysoap

Hi missy check out Wikipedia it will tell you what parts can be used for candle an soap making. Hope this helps

    Bookmark   June 9, 2007 at 4:08PM
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