The carrot is a vegetable that belongs to the Umbelliferae family, also called apiaceae. It is grown mainly in Europe, the United States and Central Asia. The oil from its seed acts as an astringent and antiseptic. It is generally very emollient and revitalizing and is ideal for making anti-aging products, and also for treating eczema and psoriasis. Due to its vasodilator effect, it also promotes the healing of edema.
In aromatherapy, carrot seed oil has a calming effect. Promotes stability and self-confidence.« Back to Glossary Index