All posts for the month December, 2013

Do beeswax candles produce negative ionisation? Nope.

This short note is heavily based on Are Ions Good for You, a beautiful exposition of the actual science of ionisation and pollution of the air. There are lots of claims around the internet, mostly by beeswax candle makers, that beeswax candles are “natural ionizers”. The theory goes that beeswax candles emit “negative ionisation” which […]