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Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Fruits

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 inflammed 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: Indefinite/Highly Stable.


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