The principal constituents of carrot are limonene, terpineol, pinene, cineol and b-carotene. All of these properties are the key players in skin rejuvenation. This oil is especially beneficial for those suffering with eczema, psoriasis, acne or just dry and dull skin, thread veins, and loos of tone. Its formative action on the epidermal cells for firming the skin and improving skin’s elasticity.
This is an essential oil extracted from the seeds and do not confuse it with the cheaper macerated “carrot oil” made when people infuse the carrot material in a base oil.
It is strange, however carrot essential oil is one of the most underrated essential oils in aromatherapy. It has a soft earthy smell and not only helps to relieve stress and exhaustion, but is a powerful detoxifier and liver booster.
Carrot seed oil’s greatest benefit lies in its purifying effect on the liver and the digestive system. It is also a great help in the treatment of muscular aches and pains, skin problems and respiratory ailments.
TO use it in Burners and vaporizers
Carrot seed oil can be used in vapor therapy for relieving stress, boosting the liver, the digestive and respiratory systems. It does not have an over-powering smell, but this earthy smell will help to “ground” a person while fighting stress and exhaustion. Use it on its own or combine it with sandalwood, or cedarwood.
For body oil
It has a nearly magical rejuvenating effect on the skin, to not only soften and smooth the skin, but to assist with cell growth and skin rejuvenation. It works great in combination with lavender and geranium.
Blended massage oil or in the bath
As a blended massage oil or diluted in the bath, carrot seed oil can assist with muscle pains and in boosting the respiratory tract, while detoxifying the body and boosting the manufacture of red blood cells. Combine with juniper for blood purifying effect.
And that is why you should keep carrot at home!