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Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Daucus carota Origin: France

Carrot Seed Essential Oil

Overview

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

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

Disclaimer

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.