The stunning Cooktown Orchid is Queensland’s floral emblem. It is native to Queensland’s northern tropics and is named after the northern Queensland town of Cooktown. The Cooktown Orchid grows in a wide variety of habitats around the Cape York Peninsula ranging from coastal scrub on trees and rocks, to mangroves, riverine vegetation, rainforest, vine thickets, gullies in open forest and even swamps. Jax Wax Australia Cooktown Orchid Wax is a formulated for mainly humid tropic conditions as it is a faster setting wax designed with the ability to be applied thinly while remaining pliable. The Australian indigenous people used the Cooktown Orchid for medical purposes, and outer foliage has heated and used as a decorative binding on their tools, waist-belts and other ornaments. Jax Wax Australia Cooktown Orchid Wax is a versatile synthetic wax formulated without pine resin and is perfect for people who suffer sensitivity, Brazilian and underarm waxing.