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Jojoba Oil

Jojoba

Jojoba Oil is actually a wax. It is highly stable with a long shelf life. Jojoba is said to act as a natural anti-inflammatory and is a good choice for use in massage and for inflamed skin. It is said that its composition is similar to that of the skin's natural sebum (oil). Jojoba Oil is a good choice for use with those that have oily or acne prone skin.

Botanical Name

Simmondsia chinensis

Aroma

Light to Medium. Distinct But Pleasant.

Viscosity

Medium

Absorption/Feel

Absorbs well

Color

Golden Yellow

Shelf Life

Highly Stable

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General Safety Information

Use caution when trying any new ingredient, including carrier oils on the skin or in the hair. Those with nut allergies should consult their medical practitioner before coming into contact with nut oils, butters or other nut products. Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Safety information can be found by visiting the Safety Information page. For very in-depth information on oil safety issues, read Essential Oil Safety by Robert Tisserand.

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