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Table 1 Summary of the medicinal and industrial applications of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis)

From: A review on plant importance, biotechnological aspects, and cultivation challenges of jojoba plant

Plant parts or products Applications References
Seed (oil/wax) Biolubricants [44,45,46]
Seed (oil) Biodiesel [47, 48]
Simmondsin and its derivatives Antifungal [34]
Meal (left over after oil-extraction) Livestock feed [17]
Seed (oil) Bioenergy [13]
Ethanolic extract Inhibit oxidative stress induced by fumonisins (mycotoxins) [30]
Seed (oil) Anti-inflammatory (e.g.: treatment for throat inflammation, wound treatment) [14]
Seed (oil) Relief for headaches [14]
Oil and seed extracts Antimicrobial and antifungal [32, 33, 35]
Seed (oil) Synthetic polymer [12]
Meal Fish meal of Nilotica fish (Oreochromis niloticus) [18]
Seed (oil) Selective froth flotation for phosphate ores extraction [39]
Leaves (flavonoid compounds) Antioxidant and lipoxygenase inhibitor [84]
Leaves and seed coats Antibacterial and anticancer [20]
Seed (oil) Lipoxygenase inhibitor [28]
Simmondsin and its derivatives Antioxidant [20, 31]
Seed (oil) Pharmaceuticals [11]
Seed (oil) Skincare treatment [37]
Meal Anti-rodent [19]
Seed (oil) Antifungal/insecticidal properties [16]
Crude extracts Cyclooxygenase inhibitor (anticarcinogenic) [16]