|Hemp wood wax with beeswax
It is possible to wax your wooden furniture with simply olive or almond oil.
The following recipe can be prepared to polish your furniture: Mix one cup of oil with half a cup of either white vinegar or lemon juice. Shake the mixture well. Apply a small quantity on your furniture with a soft cloth. Then use another soft cloth to gently polish the surface of the furniture. Test a small area to make sure that it works well.
Avoid the following chemicals in regular products
Ammonia: irritant and corrosive to the skin, eyes and respiratory and digestive tract
Petroleum distillates: possible carcinogens depending on the degree of purification (possible contamination by butadiene), allergens
Butane gas: neurotoxic, mild cardiac sensitizer
Mineral oil: possible carcinogen depending on the degree of purification, allergen
Morpholine: irritant and corrosive to the skin, eyes and the respiratory and digestive tracts
Nitrobenzene: possible carcinogen (confirmed in animals), cause of methemoglobinemia, toxic for reproduction and neurotoxic
Synthetic fragrances: allergens
Phenol: irritant and corrosive to the skin, eyes and respiratory and digestive tract
Propane: neurotoxic, mild cardiac sensitizer
Turpentine: irritant to skin, eyes and upper respiratory tract, neurotoxic, skin and respiratory sensitizer
Aerosol products can disperse nanoparticles, which are potentially toxic if inhaled. Some products may also contain formaldehyde and carcinogenic nitrosamines.