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Herbal oil remedy pressed from Simmondsia chinensis and S. californica; alleged to grow hair and cure dermatologic disorders.
[Mexican Sp.]


(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
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SheaMoisture's new Jojoba Oil & Ucuuba Butter collection is currently available at Walmart stores and includes the Jojoba Oil & Ucuuba Butter Braid-Up Conditioning Gel ($11.
It is an oily liquid produced by the Simmondsia chinensis, or commonly known as the jojoba plant.
The propagation of jojoba through tissue culture techniques can be another alternative.
Jojoba is an important plant with a long-lived (100-200 years) and drought-enduring plant.
This unique body exfoliator contains ultra-fine amber crystals and jojoba beads, along with potent antioxidants and moisturizers, that work together to gently rub away skin imperfections to restore a youthful appearance.
Jojoba oil is the best organic oil that can be safely used in hair mostly used with damaged hair like dandruff etc.
MACADAMIA & JOJOBA CLEANSING OIL Loosen the day's make-up and dirt with this cleansing oil that uses castor oil as the base ingredient.
These bio-botanical products work to hydrate, soothe and repair dry and mature skin with key ingredients like Iris Florentine, Co-enzyme Q10, Phytessence wakame extract, aloe vera extract , avocado, camelina, jojoba, hempseed and safflower oils, essential oils of rosehip seed, sea buckthorn berry, calendula, and the most recommended application of hyaluronic acid.
The shampoo which contains aloe vera, chamomile, birch and jojoba to moisturise and strengthen cleansed effectively without stripping my fine hair and the conditioner left it really soft and shiny without weighing it down.
Nombre d'investisseurs egyptiens de la diaspora ont appele les chefs de tribus du Sinai a y cultiver le jojoba, la moringa (plante medicinale) et les agrumes.
The finest moisturising oil is golden jojoba which is obtained from the first pressing of the oil rich seed.
The shampoos and conditioners are infused with power-packed tropical ingredients such as papaya, macadamia nut oil, jojoba, awapuhi and panthenol to hydrate, strengthen and protect tresses, say company officials.