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Jojoba

Vitamin / Mineral Supplement Overview:
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 Jojoba Supplements Work in Your Body:
Functions as a soothing agent used in shampoos, toothpastes, pre-electric shave conditioners, aftershave preparations, skin lotion, and makeup remover
Jojoba may reduce joint pain connected with rheumatoid arthritis
May alleviate swelling
May promote healing
Potential treatment for dry skin

Medical Precautions: 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 Medical Doctor If you:
Are pregnant, there is a possibility you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant in the future.

Pregnancy:
Seek advise from your medical doctor before using this supplement. No proven supplement problems exist in pregnant women taking small or usual amounts, however the chance of problems do exist.

Breastfeeding:
Seek advise from your medical doctor before using this supplement. No proven supplement problems exist 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.

Jojoba Vitamin Supplement Storage:
Keep in a cool and dry location away from direct light, but do not freeze.

Safe Jojoba Vitamin / Mineral dosage:
Take as recommended by the manufacturer.

Jojoba Toxicity:
Information on the comparative-toxicity rating cannot be found in standard references.

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