In this Article
- What other names is Jojoba known by?
- What is Jojoba?
- How does Jojoba work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Jojoba.
Jojoba is LIKELY UNSAFE for anyone when taken by mouth. Jojoba contains a chemical called erucic acid, which can cause serious side effects such as heart damage.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Applying jojoba to the skin during pregnancy and breast-feeding is LIKELY SAFE. But it is LIKELY UNSAFE to take jojoba by mouth.
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