The carrot is a large herbaceous plant with small white flowers grouped in umbrellas. It belongs to the Apiaceae family. Cultivated mainly for its orange root which is consumed as a vegetable, in aromatherapy, it is its seeds that are distilled.
There are many varieties, there are more than 500.
The carrot has been cultivated for several millennia in Europe, its root is widely consumed throughout the world, raw or cooked. Low in calories, rich in beta-carotene and minerals, the carrot is an essential element that makes up a balanced and healthy meal.
Its essential oil is a great friend of the skin and for all skin care.
Color: amber, yellow
Distilled parts: Fruits, seeds
Country of production: France
Density: 0.900 - 0.945
Main biochemical constituents: Carota
Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol.
Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.
Carrot essential oil (seeds) is:
Carrot essential oil is a friend of the skin: it is regenerating, draining, detoxifying, and it is also a superb beauty ally. A real skin tonic, it revitalizes and regenerates the skin, it erases its imperfections and remains a powerful anti-aging active, while giving a healthy glow effect.
It also acts positively on the liver: it regenerates liver cells and helps to balance cholesterol levels.*
Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.
Oral use: 2 drops of carrot essential oil twice a day, with a little honey or on a lozenge to be placed under the tongue, as a detoxifier for the liver and kidneys.
On the skin: Mix 15 drops of carrot essential oil with 20ml of organic sweet almond vegetable oil, against acne or dry skin.
In diffusion: In atmospheric diffusion, carrot essential oil rebalances the psyche and invigorates it.
Cellulite or orange peel: Pink geranium, true lavender
Carrot essential oil is related to the Muladhara chakra, the root chakra, its color is red.
Applied to this chakra, carrot essential oil "roots" consciousness and elevates Vision.
It balances the 3 humours, the Vata, Pitta and Kahpa doshas.
In synergy: Peppermint
Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women.
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