Burning beeswax candles has been used for a long time. Beeswax contains non-allergenic properties that will help protect your skin from common airborne allergies. When you light beeswax candles, they start produce negative ions that will naturally clean the air of dust particles, pollen, dander and other common allergens. Beeswax candles constitute therefore an excellent natural treatment for common allergies such as hay fever and asthma. Furthermore, it is believed to help relieving the symptoms of insomnia and depression.