Brazil Wax is obtained from the leaves of the Brazilian Wax Palm tree. The hardness and high-polish capability of this wax is well known. It has the highest melting point (83-86°C) of the waxes used in making furniture waxes and polishes. It is usually mixed with other waxes because of its hardness and brittleness. The color varys from light yellow to greenish brown. #1 yellow is a light yellow wax.