Carrotseed Essential Oil 10ML
Carrotseed essential oil has a warm, woody-earthy aroma. It can help maintain a healthy reproductive system and skin.
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How to use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in cool, dark place.
|Latin Name||Daucus Carota|
|Synonyms||Wild carrot, Queen Anne’s Lace, birds nest|
|Plant family||Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)|
|Extraction||Steam distillation of the dried fruit (seeds)|
|Origin||Native to Europe, Asia & North Africa, Naturalized in North America. The essential oil is mainly produced in France.|
|Plant characteristics||Annual or Biennial herb with a small, inedible, tough whitish root. It has a much-branched stem up to 1.5 meters high with hairy leaves and umbels of white lacy flowers.|
|Oil characteristics||A yellow or amber coloured liquid with a warm, dry, woody-earthy odour.|
|Traditional use||Carrot seed is a highly nutritious plant containing substantial amounts of Vitamins A,C,B1 & B2. In the Chinese tradition it is used to treat dysentery and expel worms. The dried leaves are current in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia for calcus, gout, cystitis and lithuria.|
|Blends well with||Cedarwood, geranium, citrus and spice essential oils|
|Cautions and comments||Non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.|
|Main chemical constituents||Pinene, Carotol, daucol, limonene, bisabolene, elemene, geraniol, geranyl acetate, caryophyllene.|