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The Benefits of Jojoba Oil on Rosacea

Loretta | 2012/03/18 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

Jojoba oil originates from the plant of the same name, which is found in dry desert areas. It’s become one of the best solutions these days for treating a number of skin conditions, one of which is rosacea.

For the uninitiated, rosacea appears to be very similar to acne at times, although they are two different matters. In fact, rosacea occurs when the skin has become so dense that pores become enlarged, blood vessels start to appear, and constant swelling is to be experienced.

Of course, there are also some cases of seeing pustules and papules developing on the skin, leading people to believe that it can be treated in the same way acne can, which is a misconception.

Now that this has been explained, one would wonder what jojoba oil can do for those suffering from rosacea. The truth is that the oil is waxy and is quite similar to the same kind of oil that the glands in the skin produce.

This oil offers replenishment as well as skin healing properties. With so many people often taking advantage of treatments which are abrasive and even invasive in some ways, one would need to look into jojoba oil as a suitable alternative to treating rosacea.

Below are some additional things to ponder on with regard to this natural product.

  1. Jojoba oilJojoba oil has long been discovered to be a very safe solution for people who wish to get rid of rosacea off their skin. Based on findings made by the American College of Toxicology, this oil can alleviate any symptoms, and reduce them effectively. It does not contain any kind of chemicals or man-made ingredients, since it comes straight from the jojoba tree itself.
  2. Jojoba oil proves to be a better alternative compared to creams and antibiotics. Wherein jojoba oil can be applied regularly for a rather short time frame until the results start to be taken notice of, creams and antibiotics may require constant use over a long period of time. What’s worse is that some of those products can’t even do a good job of remedying the condition. With this oil being used, one does not need to rely on cream and antibiotic usage as frequently as before anymore. However, this may be something to be consulted with a physician before decisions are to be made.
  3. Jojoba oil is also known to contain a myristic acid, which is considered as an essential fatty acid. This is because it offers anti-inflammatory benefits, which is always good for swollen vessels under the skin as well as added density of the skin itself. One would no longer have to experience constant flushing and redness on their skin, and will definitely see less swelling than before. What’s even better is that it doesn’t clog up the pores, thus taking away the possibility of acne developing on one’s face, neck and chest areas.

These are just some of the benefits to be expected from Jojoba oil as a form of treating rosacea.

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