Common Name: Carrot
Botanical Name: Daucus carota
Production Method:The oil is steam distilled from the dried seed. Seeds may or may not be crushed before distillation.
Properties and Uses: Carrot seed oil is diuretic (Increases the secretion and flow of urine) and hepatic, acts as a blood, liver and kidney cleanser and is useful for jaundice and hepatitis.
It has relaxing qualities and is used in treatment of premenstrual tension.
It’s depurative (cleans or purifies the blood by promoting eliminative functions) qualities make it useful as well for the treatment of arthritis and rheumatism.
It has a positive action on the skin, being used as a natural tanning agent and skin toner to protect aging and wrinkled skin. It is also helpful for skin problems, including eczema, psoriasis, rashes, etc.
Botanical Safety Information: Carrot oil tested non-toxic at low levels. It should be avoided when pregnant because it can promote menstruation.