Description of Jojoba essential oil: The jojoba oil is extracted from the seed of the plant. Female jojoba plants produce a seed that contains 40-60% liquid wax. Jojoba oil is composed of liquid wax esters which make up 26-30% of our skin's surface layer called sebum.
Appearance : Liquid
Aroma : Herbal
Color : Yellow
Chemical constituents: Jojoba oil has various chemical compounds that include chained C20 and C22 fatty acids and alcohols and two unsaturated bonds, which make the oil susceptible to many different types of chemical manipulations. The extracted oil is relatively pure, non-toxic, biodegradable and resistant to rancidity.
Extraction: It is extracted from the cold pressing of the seeds.
Pharmaceutical uses: Jojoba Oil can help heal acne, athlete's foot, cuts, mouth sores, pimples and warts. The oil also helps to remove build up around hair follicles. This enables it to help with dandruff, hair loss and dry scalp. In skin care Jojoba oil seems to be readily absorbed. It will not block pores. It seems to help moisture loss. When used as a moisturizer it tends to soothe wrinkles and lines due to dry skin. The skin may appear more supple and feel smoother and softer. Jojoba oil is a wonderful eye make-up remover.
Cosmetics and Toiletries: Jojoba is the highest grade certified organic, cold pressed oil. It is bright and golden in color and is regarded as the most favored in the carrier oil family used for fragrance because of its advanced molecular stability. It makes a great scalp cleanser for the hair. Jojoba oil has many attributes that make it highly attractive to the cosmetic and skin-care industry. The oil has acceptable skin-feel properties and excellent moisturizing ability and also it is very stable and gives products a long shelf life. Jojoba oil is used in hand or body care lotion. It can be used as a makeup remover. It is used against sunburns. Jojoba oil has been used to promote hair growth and relieve skin problems for centuries. It is effective in treating dandruff, dry and chapped skin. It is also very good for sensitive skin types. Jojoba oil is called liquid gold because it is nourishing to the hair and skin while hydrating. It is also one of the few oils that can break up years of crusted build up on the scalp that can cause follicle blockage.