Jojoba Unique Botanical
Facts regarding Jojoba:
is a shrub natural to the
The seeds are harvested for their crude, which is usually extracted
by mechanical process. The chemical structure of this crude is a
long chain true ester, not triglyceride oil, nor a
glyceryl ester; moreover, it is not even
from fat or oil families, rather, it is the Jojoba shrub
seed’s liquid ‘wax-like’ ester. Amazing, because it looks like, and
feels like oil, which it is not !
Chemically it is a wax, even though, as a misnomer, it is
known the world over as Jojoba ‘oil’, perhaps because Jojoba is the
Sperm whale’s oil substitute.
This article is
for your educational purposes only.