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Oil Name: Carrot Seed
Note:Middle
Parts of plant used:Seed
Botanical Name:Daucus Carota
Aroma: Sweet, dry and pungent

Carrot Seed Essential Oil Constituents

 

Carrot Seed Essential Oil uses, description and origin:

The wild carrot which is found all over Europe and Britain is a far cry from the domesticated carrot that we all know. Carrot seed oil is extracted from both but the purist should always insist on oil from the wild plant. Essential oil extracted from culinary carrot seeds is not as sharp or pungent.

Avoid during pregnancy

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Carrot Seed Use for/In treatment of:

EczemaDermatitisPsoriasis
Fatigue  
   

Carrot Seed Properties:

Skin TonicDiureticCarminative
StimulantDepurative 
   

Carrot Seed Constituents (Carrot Seed Ingredients):

Below we list reported constituents of this Carrot Seed. This may not be complete as continuous research constantly discovers new constituents.

Carotenoids: Carotenoids is the largest group in the Tetraterpenes. Carotenoids are responsible for the red to yellow pigmentation in vegetables and fruit. A number of the over 500 carotenoids are pro-vitamins and are converted to vitamin A in the digestive process.

Most carotenoids have been found to have antioxidant properties and help in the control of free radicals. There is also some that believe that some of the carotenoids are also active against some cancer cells although this aspect is still being researched.

Coumarins: Coumarins are lactones of hydroxycinnamic acids. Coumarins are lactones. There are many variations of coumarins: Furanocoumarins found in Angelica have a spasmolitic effect but must be used with caution as they have a strong phototoxic effect as has many of the Furanocoumarins (Warfarin a blood thinning drug but also virulent rat poison, is a coumarin derivative). In general coumarins have antifungal, hypotensive, anticoagulant and antimicrobial properties.
Many of the Coumarins are phototoxic and skin sensitising.

Lactones: A lactone is an Ester that's functional group has become part of a ring structure with carbon atoms.

Lactones are widely present in the plant kingdom and many are expectorants and febrifuges.

Geraniol: A terpene alcohol. Fragrant and regarded as highly valued oil in aromatherapy and the perfume industry. Terpene alcohols are antimicrobial but are a lot gentler on the skin than the phenols.  

Limonene: Limonene has been studied for the anti-tumour effect noticed in mice. Herbalists often prescribe herbs with this constituent as an antioxidant and cancer or tumour inhibitor although there is evidence that these properties are volatile and may be lost as a result of processing of the herb. Limonene also has antiviral properties.

Pinene: Commonly found in Oil of Turpentine extracted from Pinus specie trees, pinene (alpha-pinene and beta-pinene) is also widely distributed in other plants. It is used for Rheumatism as a liniment but is best known by Aromatherapists and a tonic of the mucus membranes of the respiratory system. Pinene is also important for its pleasant fragrance and is believed to have diuretic properties by many.

 
 
 

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Carrot Seed Contraindications, do not use if:

You are pregnant  
   
We cannot warrant that this list of contraindications are complete or valid. We urge that you consult an appropriate and knowledgeable practitioner before treatment.
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