12 November 2008

Carrot Oil is very high in both vitamins and minerals. Our Carrot oil is an infusion of wild macerated carrot in sunflower oil with vitamin E. The carrot has been known as a medicinal plant for at least the last 2000 years.

Aroma
Carrot has a very slight scent that is sweet and like carrot

Contains
Vitamins (B.C,D,E)
Minerals
Beta carotene
Provitamin A
EFA's

Viscosity
Typical and Characteristic of Carrier Oils

Color
Orange

Absorption and Feel
Carrot will leave a slight oily feeling

Shelf Life
Carrot oil is slow to go rancid, users can expect a shelf life of 6 Months to 1 Year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended

Extraction Method
Maceration of the Roots

Uses and Health Benefits :
  • It is a superior oil for mature skin, helping to rejuvenate and replenish
  • It also relieves itching, dry, chapped and cracked skin
  • Carrot oil can be used for psoriasis and eczema, and is said to be helpful with scar healing and burns
  • It balances the moisture in skin, restores elasticity, and smoothes tired, and aging. Use in a 10% dilution with other base oils. (Note: This is different from Carrot Seed oil, which is an essential oil.) Carrot Oil
  • Carrot oil is a good addition to facial creams and lotions
  • It has a powerful effect on conditions connected to the liver and is also used to aid healthy skin
  • Generally put in face and body blends at no more then 5% of the blend as any more then that could leave an orange stain
  • Carrot is often used in combination with other carrier oils - predominantly for the color and marketing possibilities

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