Latin Name: Daucus carota
Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Plant Part: Seed
Method: Steam Distillation
Note/Element: Note: Middle/Base Element: Earth
Functional Group: Sesquiterpene, Alcohol
Ayurvedic Dosha(Balances): Vata
Scent: Earthy, Dry, Warm
For Skin Type: Dry, Mature
Cautions: Not during pregnancy and breast feeding.
Physical Uses: Detoxifying, menstrual, cramps, rash, dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, liver, gout, toxin build-up, hair, gums and teeth, respiratory help & digestive tonic.
Mental/Emotional Uses: supportive, nourishing, stress and anxiety.
Other Uses: Extremely hydrating, great in lip balms.
Blends Well With: Citrus, spices, woods, roots
Possible Substitutions: Chamomile Roman
Graf, Katherine, Aroma Studio:Aromatherapy Home Study Certification Advanced Level
2 thoughts on “Essential Oil Profile: Carrot Seed”
I add carrot seed to my day & night face moisturizer! Love the glow and purifying results!
That’s great! I use a blend of carrot seed and lavender essential oils in my salves, it helps many skin issues. Thanks for the comment, love it!