jojoba topical (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my health care provider before using jojoba topical ()?
Before using jojoba topical, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care professional if you have any other medical conditions, allergies (especially to plants), or if you use other medicines or other herbal/health supplements. Jojoba topical may not be recommended in some situations.
Although the topical use of jojoba is not expected to be harmful during pregnancy or breast-feeding, talk to your doctor before using jojoba topical if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
Talk to the child's doctor before using jojoba topical to treat a child.
How should I use jojoba topical ()?
The use of jojoba topical in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. When considering the use of herbal/health supplements, consultation with a primary health care professional is advisable. Additionally, consultation with a practitioner trained in the uses of herbal/health supplements may be beneficial, and coordination of treatment among all health care providers involved may be advantageous.
If you choose to use jojoba topical, use it as directed on the package or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
Jojoba topical ointments are creams are intended for topical use only.
Store jojoba topical as directed on the package. In general, jojoba topical should be protected from light and moisture and stored in a sealed container.
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