"Hot Pepper Wax is a combination of paraffin wax and hot pepper extract that will protect your plants.This product will also keep some animal pests at bay. Applied as a foliar spray, Hot Pepper Wax is safe and effective and dries to a flexible, transparent layer. The main ingredient is capsaicin, an extract from cayenne pepper. Use to effectively repel aphids, spider mites, thrips, leaf miners, whiteflies, lace bugs, leafhoppers and scale. Can be used on fruits, vegetables, citrus, root crops, legumes, indoor & outdoor ornamentals and grasses. Will not harm foliage, stems, buds, fruits and blooms."