Scientifically known as “Daurus Carota”, Carrot seed essential oil is beneficial for killing bacteria, fungi and has antioxidant properties to defend against diseases. It is extracted by steam distillation, primarily from the dried seeds of wild carrots and also from the dried plants itself.
The use of carrot seed essential oil originated in the time of the ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, French, and Indians, who used it to soothe inflammation and ease indigestion. In some of these geographic regions, it was combined with Bergamot and Lemon essential oils to help ease these ailments.
This oil is often confused with carrot oil which is made from crushed carrot roots and can be used for culinary purposes. As an essential oil, carrot seed essential oil is intended for external use only. Carrot seed essential oil repairs skin damage, tones muscles, and tissue, and tightens skin to prevent it from sagging. It also boosts immunity, reduces muscle and joint inflammation and addresses fluid retention
- It protects mature skin.
- It works as a tonic for the Liver.
- It helps in eczema and psoriasis.
How to use
- Carrot seed essential oil can be applied to the skin through massages. Dilute it with carrier oil by adding 2-3 drops of the essential oil and blending well.