Made with wax which is an All Vegetable, 100% Natural, Soy wax, with NO CHEMICAL ADDITIVES. It is made with soybeans farmed in the US. The wax contains NO paraffin, therefore NO petroleum. Burns clean with no carcinogens. Great for small rooms as well as large. The aroma fills the room without being too overpowering. These candles burn 50% longer than normal paraffin candles and are better for the environment.