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Jojoba oil

Jojoba oil

a liquid wax ester mixture extracted from ground or crushed seeds from Simmondsia chinensis and s. Californica (family Buxaceae), desert shrubs native to arizona, California, and northern Mexico. Used extensively in cosmetics for alleged skin softening and lubricating properties; other uses include as lubricant, fuel, chemical feedstock, substitute for sperm whale oil.

Synonym: oil of jojoba.


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Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

... knowledge. My specific questions are about the molecules in essential oils, Are essential oil molecules small enough by molecular weight or mass ... a molecular mass of 500 and some carrier oils used like coconut and jojoba oils are between 500 and 700. Are either really absorbed into the ...

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