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Jojoba oil will work wonders for your hair and skin

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by: P. Simard
Tags: jojoba oil, hair care, skin health

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(NaturalNews) If you live in the United States, then you won't have to go too far in order to find jojoba shrubs, as they grow in the southern regions of the country, in addition to other areas in Mexico and Africa. The jojoba seed is very rich in essential fatty acids, and it is best used topically as an oil-based product. The oil is filled with important nutrients, such as vitamins B and E, plus minerals such as copper, chromium and zinc. It has been known to work wonders for the hair and skin, which explains why more and more beauty salons use products based on its wonderful oil.

It just may be the best possible moisturizer available, as it doesn't evaporate to the same extent or at the same speed as most water-based products do. The ongoing perception is that jojoba can balance the skin's oil production much like sebum usually does. It's also important to note that jojoba oil keeps its beneficial properties much longer than most other oils which often become rancid over time. Ideally, you should focus on getting organic products in order to maximize the positive effects.

A small pilot study showed that a combination of hydrolyzed jojoba with glycerol can help preserve the moisturizing effect up to 24 hours straight after application on the skin. The results confirmed that glycerol and hydrolyzed jojoba worked in tandem to prolong the moisturizing result. This study certainly encourages further research into the use of such herbs in cosmetic products.

Can jojoba oil help with getting rid of acne?

A 2012 study published in the Swiss journal Research in Complementary Medicine explained how results concluded that jojoba may very well contribute to improving acne-prone skin. During this study, 194 individuals were asked to apply a facial mask containing clay and jojoba two to three times per week for a period of approximately six weeks. The majority of the participants confirmed a serious reduction in the number of lesions and acne pustules. The only question mark remaining was the exact role played by clay in these fantastic results.

The Journal of Ethnopharmacology reported in its 2011 issue that jojoba liquid wax may help speed up the healing of skin wounds. Once again in regards to liquid wax, a 2005 study published in the Pharmacology Research journal demonstrated that jojoba had the ability to reduce inflammation in rats.

We all know that a dry scalp is prone to flaking, itching and irritation. Jojoba oil can definitely help to moisturize the scalp and assist in removing dandruff while keeping the hair follicles healthy and much stronger. It's certainly no surprise to see several jojoba-based conditioners on the market today.

To various degrees of efficiency, some of its other beneficial effects also include the reduction of wrinkles and the improvement of skin conditions such as eczema.

Sources for this article include:

http://science.naturalnews.com

http://www.jojobaoilforhair.org

http://altmedicine.about.com

http://www.home-remedies-for-you.com

About the author:
After spending several years working in property management, P. Simard is now focusing on being a naturopath in Quebec.

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