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Natural Greasing Lubricants

Natural Greasing Lubricants

If you are looking for a cruelty-free, eco-friendly substitute for a petroleum-based lubricant for bicycle chains, sewing machines, and such, try jojoba!

Pure jojoba, a liquid wax that never goes rancid, is an excellent natural engine lubricant. This natural lubricant is so good it is even being tested on airplane engines! Jojoba is available in health food stores.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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10:17PM PDT on Aug 6, 2013

thank you :)

4:23PM PDT on Aug 8, 2010

As I have mentioned previously, the rape seed oil is the better natural oil. It is being used in Scandinavia instead of petrol (gasoline in the US). Car engines and gear boxes function perfectly on this natural oil.

1:54AM PDT on Jul 19, 2010

thankyou

8:37PM PDT on Jul 18, 2010

Quite interesting and useful! Thanks!

6:44PM PDT on Jul 8, 2010

great !

3:40AM PST on Jan 23, 2010

interesting

8:15PM PDT on Jul 19, 2007

canola oil is horrible even for bikes. it got chunky and goey.

3:46AM PDT on May 29, 2007

This is a wonderful tip, I'm always looking for the harder to find information that leads to truely natural answers.

10:24PM PDT on May 21, 2007

THIS IS A GOOD SOULUTION WE USE IT FOR OUR HAIR AND SKIN BUT NEVER DREAMED OF USEING IT FOR THINGS THAT I USE EVERYDAY LIKE MY SEWING MACHINE. THANKS FOR THE TIP,JUANITA FROM TEXAS

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