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jo·jo·ba

(hō-hō'bă)
Herbal oil remedy pressed from Simmondsia chinensis and S. californica; alleged to grow hair and cure dermatologic disorders.
[Mexican Sp.]

jojoba

(hŏ-hō′bă) [Mexican Span. fr the O'odham Indians]
A shrub of the Mojave and Sonoran deserts of North America (Simmondsia chinensis), whose seeds produce an oil used as an emollient.

jojoba (h·hōˑ·b),

n Latin names:
Simmondsia chinensis, Simmondsia californica; parts used: seed oil; uses: antioxidant, dry or irritated skin conditions, hair care, hair loss, acne; precautions: none known. Also called
deernut, goatnut, or
pignut.