The Brazilian carnauba palm tree is one of the most diversely used trees in the world. It's best known for producing the eponymous carnauba wax that forms as a layer on the palm's viridescent leaves. You've heard of it, of course, by its more popular title: car wax. And believe it or not, it's in a ton of things you use every single day.
From chewing gum to dental floss, here are 17 things you'd never expect to have car wax in them.*
*Don't worry: as recently as last year, the FDA has confirmed that carnauba wax is "generally recognized as safe," and is perfectly fine for human consumption. That said, it's still friggin' car wax.