Carrot Seed (Daucus carota) Essential Oil

Carrot Seed (Daucus carota) Essential Oil

carrot seed essential oil
By Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Quick Facts
Color: Pale yellow to amber
Viscosity: Thin
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Plant parts: Seeds
Countries: Europe
Scent: Woody, earthy, dry, pungent
Odor Intensity: Medium-Strong
Blending Note: Middle
Fragrance family:
Blends Well with: Cedarwood, Geranium, citrus oils, spice oils
Chemical Notes: High in terpenes; sesquiterpenes, sesquiterpene alchohol

Summary of Benefits and Cautions

physical uses and benefits
Properties: Depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, stimulant, tonic
Physical Uses: Liver stimulant/regenerating, stimulates lymph, excess toxins, irregular or absent menstruation, fluid retention
emotional uses and benefits
Emotional Uses: Not enough data
skin and hair
Skin and Hair Care: mature skin, dull skin, elasticity and skin tone, wrinkles, dermatitis, eczema, dry skin, oily skin
safety
Safety: Generally non-irritating but should be avoided if pregnant or breastfeeding
Minimum age: No clear data found
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