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Frozen jojoba: Cold weather turns jojoba into yellow jello

In On the Farm by Allie Aronstam

Who would have guessed that Jojoba can freeze?! I sure didn’t until I left a few bottles in my car over night. Back in 1997, we shipped a drum of jojoba to Canada for testing and processing. The reps from the Canadian office called and wanted to know why they received “yellow jello!”  The Jojoba had frozen in transit and …

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Moisturize and soften leather materials with jojoba oil

In Organic Lifestyle by Allie Aronstam

According to a few articles I read online regarding oiling a baseball mitt, several people suggested using Tanners, Mink oil, Neatsfoot, or glove manufacturer’s oil. Well, this made me think, why not try Jojoba? There is an endless list of chemicals in the mentioned oils and if you think about it, when you’re sweating into your glove there is a …