Carrot Seed Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Daucus carota
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seed
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Dry, slightly sweet, earthy
Largest Producing Countries: India, France, and Hungary
Traditional Use: The roots have an affinity with the liver and gallbladder, and the seeds with the kidneys and digestive system.
Properties: Anthelminthic, antiseptic, carminative, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, stimulant, tonic
Benefits: Accumulation of toxins, cell proliferant, dermatitis, dysmenorrhea, indigestion, mature skin, psoriasis, rashes, skin irritation. In perfumery carrot can be added to a blend to round out the aroma.
Blends Well With: Cedarwood, cinnamon, citrus oils, geranium, spice oils
Of Interest: Carrot seed oil is used in many skin care formulas. Some believe that it will remove wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin.
Safety Data: Generally considered safe
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.