Carrot Seed Oil (Austria)
Scientific name: Daucus carota
Oil origin: Seeds
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Earthy and sweet
Odor strength: Medium
Evaporation: Middle note
Carrot seed essential oil has taken the mantle as queen of beauty essential oils. It has a reputation for decreasing visible signs of aging and wrinkles with due to carrot seeds ability to stimulate skin cell proliferation. Carrot seed oil is considered a powerful detoxifier and purifier of the liver as well. Carrot seed oil is quite strong and should be diluted heavily in a carrier oil (avocado, rosehip, etc) prior to application.
Carrot seed essential oil is wonderful to incorporate in beauty applications, personal care formulas, soaps, perfumes, and aromatherapy. This is a Jade Bloom favorite.
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Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
It is possible to find appropriate doses of Daucus carota oil showing both antifungal activity and very low detrimental effect on mammalian cells.
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18606215
"The species Daucus carota L., commonly known as carrot, is recognized worldwide due to its roots widely used for both food and medicinal purposes. In addition, the seed essential oil has also been described as antihelmintic, antimicrobial, hypotensive, and diuretic, amongst other biological properties."
Complete Scientific Study Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4769755/