Mrs. Meyers Clean Day Soy Candle in Basil adds a lovely aroma and happy mood to your home. The candle is made from a vegetable-based (primarily soy wax and essential oils), and the wick is made from unbleached cotton with a paper core; no lead is used. The candle comes in a recycled jam jar and can be used for a variety of activities after the candle has burned all the way through. All candles are made from vegetable (soy) wax. 35 hour burn time.