Carrot seed oil is an essential
oil extracted from the seed of the Daucus carota plant, which is primarily used
for aromatherapy. It has a warm, earthy aroma and is believed to offer a
variety of health benefits, including the reduction of stress and anxiety.
It should not be
confused with carrot oil, which is made from crushed carrot roots and can be
used for culinary purposes. As an essential oil, the carrot seed oil is
intended for external use only.
How To Use Carrot Seed Oil?
1. As an exfoliant:
Carrot Seed Essential Oil makes an
ideal ingredient for use in a natural face exfoliant that will not only remove
dead skin cells and cleanse pores but will also repair dryness and damage to
leave the complexion looking and feeling smoother, clearer, and more radiant.
2. In aromatherapy:
Aromatherapy involves the
inhalation of essential oils to improve psychological or physical health and
well-being. The oils can be inhaled directly, disbursed into the air with a
diffuser, or applied to the skin.
3. As a face mask:
Start by mixing up 1 tsp clay, 1
tsp aloe vera gel, and 2 drops of carrot seed oil in a small bowl. One of the
major beauty benefits of carrot seed essential oil is its ability to rejuvenate
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Benefits Of Carrot Seed Oil:
1. Helps improve mood:
2. Soothes Sun-damaged skin:
Sunburns can be extremely painful
and damaging to the skin. Carrot seed essential oil is a very good sunburn
soother. It has skin healing properties that restore damaged skin cells and
promote cell renewal. Mix up 5 drops of carrot seed oil to ¼ cup of aloe vera
gel and smooth this over your sunburn.
3. Tightens & tones skin:
Carrot seed oil is also a good
skin toning and tightening agent. It can be used to minimize large pores and
tighten up sagging skin. To tighten skin, try applying ½ tsp of jojoba oil and
1 drop of carrot seed oil on your face.
4. Wrinkle smoother:
One of the major beauty benefits of carrot seed essential oil is its ability to rejuvenate skin. Make a skin rejuvenating face mask
by mixing up 1 tsp bentonite clay, 1 tsp aloe vera gel, and 2 drops of carrot
seed oil in a small bowl.
Apply with a face mask brush and keep on for 10
minutes. Rinse your skin with warm water and marvel at how refreshed it looks!