I received this as a free sample when I ordered other oils. The quality of this oil is top notch. I mix it with a carrier and put it on my face. I'm 40 and all the fine lines seem to fade when I use this product. It has a strong, earthy smell but I love what it does for my skin.
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.
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
All information on Pompeii Organics website is informative in nature and not to be construed as medical advice. We are not doctors or medical professionals. We are passionate about aromatherapy and all things healthy and natural. We also believe strongly in the safe use of essential oils. To learn more about blending safely, we have a learning section devoted just to this issue: http://www.pompeiiorganics.com/blend-safe/
- At a Glance:
- Carrot Seed essential oil has a very earthy scent with carrot undertones. It promotes skin cell regeneration and scar reduction.
- Unsprayed, India
- cicatrisant, diuretic, hepatic (positively affecting the liver)
- carotol (66.98%), a-pinene (11.43%), cedrene oxide (3.58%)
- Steam Distilled:
- January 2014
- Shelf Life:
- 6-8 Years (approx.)