Figure 8. Highlighted (green) jojoba alcohol portion of hydrolyzed jojoba ester molecule; Note: Image produced using Hyperchem r.8 (Hypercube Inc., Gainesville, FL USA)

When glycerin, shown here by an arrow, is added to the system, the HJEs break free of the highly ordered geometry, thereby trapping glycerin (see Figures 7, 8 and 9).