Jojoba is a unique plant with seeds that contains liquid wax oil. It is generally used as a soothing ingredient and Southern Arizona Indians use it as a medicinal herb.
How This Supplement Works in Your Body:
Functions as a soothing agent used in shampoos, toothpastes, pre-electric shave conditioners, aftershave preparations, skin lotion, and makeup remover
May reduce joint pain connected with rheumatoid arthritis
May alleviate swelling
May promote healing
Potential treatment for dry skin
If you are an adult and not pregnant or breast feeding then no problems are expected. You should not take amounts larger than the manufacturer's recommended dosage.
Consult your doctor if you:
Are pregnant, there is a possibility you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant in the future.
Do no use unless advised by your doctor. There are no proven problems in pregnant women taking small or usual amounts, however the chance of problems do exist.
Do no use unless advised by your doctor. There are no proven problems in breast-fed infants of lactating mothers taking small or usual amounts, however the chance of problems do exist.
Infants and Children:
It is hazardous to treat infants and children under 2 with any supplement.
Keep in a cool and dry location away from direct light, but do not freeze.
Take as recommended by the manufacturer.
Information on the comparative-toxicity rating cannot be found in standard references.