Carrot Seed - (Daucus carota - Umbelliferae)
Carrots are one of the world's most important root vegetables and are rich in nutritive and curative properties. The flesh is crisp, and has
a sweet pleasing aroma and taste.
The essential oil:
It is the small hairy seeds that are crushed for the essential oils. The oils main use are for therapy and
perfumery. The principal constituents are acetic acids, carotal, beta carotene and formic acid. The fluid is yellowish orange in color and smells
like a peppery carrot. It has a soft earthy smell.
Regenerating hepatocellular (liver cells), hypocholesterolemic (lowers cholesterol), Detoxifying, draining, purifying hepato-renal (kidney and liver),
Revitalizing, rejuvenating, powerful anti-aging for skin , skin tonic, wound healing, General tonic
Weaknesses hepatobiliary and renal recovery post-liver and diabetes, liver regeneration after viral infection,
Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol), Elimination of toxins, Rosacea, eczema, acne, boils, age spots, cracks, sores, wrinkles, dull skin,
Regenerating dry skin, Cellulite.
" For massage or local applications
" On the chest and back for lung infections
" On the stomach for digestive problems
Facial Sauna: 5 drops Carrot EO in a bowl of hot water.
Facial Oil: 2 drops Rosemary EO + 1 drop Palmarosa EO + 3 drop Carrot EO + 5 drops Sweet Almond 5 drops +
5 ml Jojoba. Mix vigorously and massage your face daily with this oil.
4 tablespoons Sweet Almond + 1 tablespoon Jojoba + 10 drops Palmarosa EO + 5 drops Carrot EO + 5 drop Rose EO+5 drop Geranium EO+ 5 drop Neroli EO. Pour ingredients into a bottle and shake vigorously. If possible, let it stand for 4 days so that different substances amplify their effects through synergy. Shake before use
Synergies: Revitalizing skin:
Geranium, Lavender Jasmin.
Cedarwood, Palmarosa, Geranium
On account of the regenerating properties this essential oil is excellent for convalescence. It is also rich in anti-oxidant. Use over short period.
Keep out of reach of children. Some oils are prohibited to pregnant women and children. Keep away from flame.