20 November 2008

Botanical Name
Daucus carota

Origin
Carrot seed essential oil is obtained from wild carrots found in Europe

Color
Golden Yellow

Consistency/Viscosity
Thin - Medium

Perfumery Note
Middle

Aroma
Earthy, woody, warm, dry and slightly sweet aroma

Strength of Initial Aroma
Medium – Strong, Lingering Aroma

Extraction Method
It is extracted by steam distillation from the carrot's seeds

Constituents and Chemical Composition
a-pinene, camphene, B-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, y-terpinene, limonene, B-bisabolene, geranyl acetate, Carotol, Acetic, Asarone

Therapeutic Properties
Antiseptic, diuretic, emmenagogue, carminative, tonic and vermifuge

Uses for Health Benefits (Indications)
  • Carrot seed essential oil is used as a detoxifying agent for the liver and also cleans the digestive system
  • It is helpful for gout, arthritis, edema, rheumatism
  • It helps in removing the accumulated toxins in muscles and joints
  • Carrot seed oil is beneficial for the people who are suffering from influenza and bronchitis
  • It is also beneficial in the case of anorexia
  • Carrot seed essential oil is used to tone and revitalize the skin, and therefore is useful in the cases of eczema, dermatitis, mature and rashes
  • Work as water retention
Precaution
  • Should be avoided during pregnancy
Blend With
Bergamot, Cedarwood, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime and Geranium

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