Carrot Seed Essential Oil
Main Constituents: Caratol: 76.50%
Botanical Name: Daucus carota
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Pale yellow to amber liquid.
Description: Carrot is an annual or biennial plant with hairy leaves and umbels of white lacy flowers with purple centers.
Aromatic Scent: This oil has a woody-earthy, slightly spicy, strong herbaceous musky scent.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Frankincense, Lavender, Rosewood, Cypress,Geranium.
History: The name is derived from the Greek Carotos and had great medicinal value to the Greeks and Romans in ancient times, especially for its carminative properties. The herb was transported to the Americas where it became known as Queen Anne's Lace, and the edible orange root as we know it was developed by the Dutch in the 1700's.
Common Uses: Carrot Seed Essential Oil, high in carotenes, is considered one of the best oils to enhance the appearance of mature skin. Its chemical constituents may stimulate cell growth while removing toxins, which would give the skin a more toned, youthful appearance. It has been reputed to be useful in treating scars, wounds and burns. Carrot seed oil may also be helpful in the aromatherapy's therapeutic treatment of arthritis, gout, edema, rheumatism and the accumulation of toxins in muscles and joints. It is thought to strengthen the mucus membranes in the nose, throat and lungs, thus having a beneficial effect on conditions such as bronchitis and influenza.
Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS ESSENTIAL7 Product: Carrot Seed Essential Oil - Steam Lot No.: 11021-A19/J19 Best Before: December, 2015 Store in air tight container; in a cool dry area; away from direct sunlight. Properties Specifications Results Appearance: Pale yellow to brownish yellow liquid. Complies Odor: The odor is light sweet, fresh & warm reminiscent of carrot. Complies Solubility: Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water Complies Specific Gravity: 0.9200 â€“ 0.960 @ 20Â°C 0.948 Refractive Index: 1.490 â€“ 1.510 @ 20Â°C 1.500 Optical Rotation: (+)10 to (+)30 +14.5 Caratol, %: > 70% 76.50%
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