I received this as a free sample when I ordered other oils. The quality of this oil is top notch. I mix it with a carrier and put it on my face. I'm 40 and all the fine lines seem to fade when I use this product. It has a strong, earthy smell but I love what it does for my skin.
Carrot Seed (Daucus carota) promotes Skin Cell Regeneration and Scar reduction. It’s beneficial in lotion and body oil blends for eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, and skin healing in general.
Botanical family: Umbelliferae
Plant Part: Seeds
Processed: Steam distilled
Chemical family:Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
Aroma: Herbaceous, spicy, earthy, dry
Color: pale yellow
Max Dermal Use: None Suggested
Safety Concerns: Not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding
Cicatrisant - promotes skin cell regeneration and the reduction of scar appearance
Diuretic - helps reduce swelling and excess fluid
Hepatic – positively affecting the liver
SAFETY: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Always dilute essential oils before applying to the skin and keep away from mucous membranes. If the oil is past it’s “use by” date or stored improperly, it may cause irritation and lose therapeutic value.
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We are passionate about aromatherapy and all things healthy and natural. We also believe strongly in the safe use of essential oils. To learn more about blending safely, we have a learning section devoted just to this issue: Drops & Dilutions.
Safety recommendations are based on Essential Oil Safety, 2nd Edition, Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young, 2014.
- Latin Name:
- Daucus carota
- At a Glance:
- Carrot Seed essential oil has a very earthy scent with carrot undertones. It promotes skin cell regeneration and scar reduction.
- Unsprayed, India
- cicatrisant, diuretic, hepatic (positively affecting the liver)
- carotol (66.98%), a-pinene (11.43%), cedrene oxide (3.58%)
- Steam Distilled:
- January 2014
- Shelf Life:
- 6-8 Years (approx.)