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Jojoba, Organic, Golden

Jojoba, Organic, Golden

$8.50

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Pure, Golden Jojoba Oil, Organically Grown

Product Details 

Botanical name

Simmondsia chinensis

Extraction method / Source

Cold Pressed / Beans

Key constituents

 

Plant description

Botanical family: Simmondsiaceae

Indigenous to the Southwestern North American deserts, the Jojoba plant is now cultivated in many arid areas worldwide. It grows to a height of 3 – 6 feet and produces thick, waxy grey-green leaves and small green-yellow flowers. The fruits are hard acorn-shaped beans with liquid wax (oil) centers. The Jojoba plant is alternately known as Goat Nut, Deer Nut, Pignut, Wild Hazel, Quinine Nut, Grey Box Bush and Coffeeberry. The beans provide food for many animals.

Regions of Production

Israel

Growing Practices

Organically farmed. Plants are tested after harvest for purity.

History / Fun Facts

Native Americans of the Southwest traditionally used Jojoba beans to make salves for softening the skin, healing wounds and preserving animal hides.

Properties

Characteristic

Rich texture, golden color, mild scent, non-greasy

Properties

Anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, emollient, does not become rancid

Uses

Pure Golden Jojoba Oil is similar to the skin's own oils, so is quickly absorbed and a highly effective moisturizer for dry, mature skin and nails. Nourishes and helps control oily scalp and skin, so is a popular ingredient in natural shampoos and conditioners. Good for all skin types, and a very useful oil for the treatment of acne. Jojoba oil is used in many pharmaceutical compounds in the USA, and is a popular oil for cosmetics and aromatherapy applications.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct light. Refrigeration prolongs the freshness of all natural oils.

Safety

Non toxic, non-allergenic

Notice

This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.

References

Althea Press, Essential Oils: Natural Remedies, 2015. Althea Press, Berkeley, CA.

Battaglia, Salvatore, The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia

Hampton, Aubrey, Natural and Organic Hair and Skin Care, 1987. Organica Press, Tampa, FL.

Schnaubelt, Kurt, The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils: The Science of Aromatherapy, 2011. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

 



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