- Color: Golden Yellow
- Oil Consistency: Thin – Medium
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Initial Aroma Strength: Medium – Strong, Lingering Aroma
- Scent: Earthy, woody, warm. It does not resemble the smell of carrots and is considered harsh or unpleasant by some.
Action: Antiseptic, carminative, cytophylactic, depurative, diuretic, emmenagogue, hepatic, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge
Benefits, Indications: PMS symptoms, dry skin, wrinkles, eczema, psoriasis, tonic to liver and gallbladder, jaundice, gout, toxin build-up, water retention.
More Info: Carrot seed oil has a detoxifying effect on the liver and helps to fight jaundice, while at the same time cleaning the digestive system and the body as a whole. It is helpful for arthritis, gout, edema, rheumatism and the accumulation of toxins in muscles and joints and also strengthens the mucus membranes in the nose, throat and lungs, thus having a beneficial effect on problems such as bronchitis and influenza.
It relieves fluid retention and can be beneficial in cases of anorexia, while it revitalizes and tones the skin, helping in cases of dermatitis, eczema and rashes.
Chemical Constituents: a-pinene, camphene, B-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, y-terpinene, limonene, B-bisabolene, geranyl acetate, Carotol
Precautions: Although it is regarded to be a safe oil, it is best avoided during pregnancy.
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