Carrot seed essential oil
actually comes, not from carrots, but from a plant called Queen Anne's
Lace or wild carrot (which is a weed in my part of the world.)
Carrot seed oil is an essential oil extracted from the seeds of the Queen Anne's Lace and is not to be confused with carrot carrier oil,
which is made by infusing a base oil such as canola with macerated (chopped up) wild carrot.
If you're not sure even after reading labels and product descriptions, the price should tip you off.
If it's inexpensive, it's likely to be the carrier oil; the essential oil is generally fairly expensive.
Carrot seed essential oil is best known for its amazing effects on the skin.
It rejuvenates skin cells, increasing elasticity and reducing wrinkles and liver spots.
It also fights skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, sores and boils.
Carrot seed oil's other claim to fame is its detoxifying effect on the liver. It's often used as a
kidney and liver cleanser, especially for jaundice and hepatitis.
It's also good for arthritis because a buildup of toxins contributes to inflammation, which is a primary factor in arthritis.
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Botanical Name and Characteristics
Queen Anne's Lace grows 2 to 3 feet tall, with bright green feathery leaves and white flower heads made up of tiny blossoms.
Carrot seed essential oil is steam-distilled from the seeds.
Soft, earthy, mildly sweet, woody, herbaceous scent.
Grounding and energizing; reduces stress, exhaustion and fatigue
Rejuvenates and restores skin; good for all skin
problems, including wrinkles, age spots, devitalized skin, eczema,
Cleanses and supports the liver and kidneys; supports whole body detoxification
Digestive tonic; settles the digestive system, reduces gas
Relieves pain by detoxifying the body, which reduces inflammation in muscles and joints
Strengthens mucus membranes; good for flu and bronchitis
Relieves fluid retention
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Carrot seed oil's medium-strength middle note
blends well with bergamot, cedarwood, cinnamon,
clove, frankincense, geranium, grapefruit, helichrysum, juniper,
lavender, lemon, myrrh, nutmeg, orange, petitgrain and sandalwood.
Generally regarded as safe.
Click on the links below to learn more about properties, safety and blending of some popular essential oils.
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