Mountain Rose Herbs

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

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.

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