Last Updated: September 28 2022

Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) is a commonly used skin health supplement that may have appetite suppressing effects.

Jojoba is most often used for

What else is Jojoba known as?
Note that Jojoba is also known as:
  • Jojoba
  • Simmondsia Chinensis
Jojoba should not be confused with:

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