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.
Learn more about the amazing therapeutic benefits of Carrot Seed from Liz Fulcher's blog at the Aromatic Wisdom Institute:
Latin Name: Daucus carota
Plant Origin: India
Botanical family: Umbelliferae
Plant Part: Seeds, unsprayed
Processed: Steam distilled
Chemical family:Sesquiterpenes, Sesquiterpenols
Aroma: Herbaceous, spicy, earthy, dry
CHEMISTRY & SAFETY
CHEMISTRY: Unique to Carrot Seed essential oil is Carotol, a Sesquiterpenol that dominates over half of the oil. Sesquiterpenols are generally very skin nourishing, grounding, and anti-inflammatory. Other oils high in Sesquiterpenols are is Cedarwood, Patchouli, and Vetiver.
SAFETY: FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid use near eyes or mucous membranes. Always dilute before applying to the skin and use within the “Best By” date.
Cicatrisant - promotes skin cell regeneration and the reduction of scar appearance
Diuretic - helps reduce swelling and excess fluid
Hepatic – positively affecting the liver