Good to know: plant mint around our beehives. Wax moths do not like mint at all. There are also a few tips on how to prevent wax moth infestation. 1.Make sure you have plenty of bees per hive. Combine two hives if necessary. This will make the hive much stronger to take care of the moths before the moths destroy them. 2. Freeze honeycombs before storing, and store them in a cool, well ventilated building.