Latin Name:Simmondsia chinensis
Country of Origin:Israel
Extraction Method:Cold Pressed
Unrefined, GMO Free, Kosher Certified, Vegan
Plant Part(s):
Medium, created a barrier but leaves a satiny finish

As one of the most stable and versatile oils, it’s easy to sing jojoba’s praises — it is said that jojoba can have a shelf life of up to 25 years! Technically not an oil, jojoba is actually a liquid wax ester pressed from the beans of a desert plant. Its array of esters prevent dryness and lipid per oxidation, two of the most important causes of premature aging of the skin. Jojoba is a versatile oil and an excellent choice for all skin types. It is non-greasy, keeps skin delightfully smooth and is a balancing oil. It is not only deeply penetrating and moisturizing to dry skin, but can also unclog pours in oily skin and restore the skin’s natural pH. Used in hair, it can help rejuvenate and promote growth while reducing oiliness on the scalp. Jojoba oil is suitable for use on the skin, hair and nails and may cleanse, condition and moisturize while preventing fungal infections.

Product Info

Vitamin E, Gadoleic Acid (Eicosenoic Acid), Erucic Acid, Oleic Acid, Palmitic Acid, Palmitoleic Acid, Stearic Acid, Behenic Acid, Vitamin B Complex

Recommended Uses

Jojoba oil is a moisturizing and cleansing oil that may soothe irritation and reduce the appearance of blemishes. Jojoba may regulate the production of sebum and improve the look/feel of skin and hair. It is an ideal choice for skin conditions such as inflamed skin, eczema, acne, psoriasis, sunburn, chapped skin and diaper rash. Jojoba is hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic, protectively hydrating, lubricating, cooling, soothing, softening, strengthening, stimulating, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. It is an emollient that may contain antibacterial properties and an ideal base when used in natural perfuming.

Shelf Life & Storage

Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions. It is recommended that cold pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using. Keep oxygen out of the bottle and rebottle into smaller sizes as oil is used.

Contraindications & Safety

None known. Not for ingestion.


Glass or Plastic? We offer a selection of carrier oils in your choice of glass or plastic packaging. In order to offset the additional shipping charges because of the weight of glass, there is a nominal fee of $0.50 when you choose glass.

This product has not been evaluated by the CFIA or Health Canada. This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We recommend consulting with a certified health practitioner before beginning use.

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Customer Reviews

5 Stars

Love this product

This by far is my favorite oil. I try others but always come back to Jojoba. You can purchase it cheaper elsewhere but it is by no means the same quality as purchasing it from the Apothecary. I love how stable it is and the fact it never goes bad and always has a nice light fragrance.

from Northern Alberta - 11/1/2021

5 Stars

Love it

It's light, smells great, and easy to use. I love the glass jars it comes in. 10/10

from Toronto - 5/16/2021

5 Stars

Best skin oil ever

My skin loved this oil! I have tried different brands with midrange results.

from Winnipeg - 3/14/2020

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