HIGH ALTITUDE NATURALS™ Carrot Seed Essential Oil (High Carotol 40%) is steam distilled from the seeds of Daucus Carota (Queen Anne’s Lace) plant and is of clear color, with extraordinary skin protection, anti-bacterial, healing, and conditioning benefits.
This oil has a high Carotol content of 40%. Studies have shown that carotol may be involved in allelopathic interactions expressing activity as an antifungal, herbicidal and insecticidal agent.
Carrot Seed Oil is the most potent source of the highest concentration of carotenoids available. Carotenoids are most abundant in carrots and carrot seeds. Carrot seed oil antioxidants protect human cells from harmful free-radical attack. It is a powerful antioxidant, which may directly reduce many harmful effects of UVR, enhance skin immunity and help heal a sunburn, decreasing skin damage from ultraviolet exposure, they also inhibit the proliferation of various types of harmful cells. Carrot Seed Oil is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, and make a greate component for acneic/oily and mature skin care. It is used to improve skin tone, as well as to nourish and tighten the skin. It revitalizes and improves elasticity. Great for all-over skin health. Fights wrinkles and signs of aging.
Apart from carotene and vitamin A, carrot seed oil contains other components like alpha pinene, beta pinene, gamma-terpinene, limonene, camphene, sabinene, myrcene, beta bisabolene, carotol, and geranyl acetate, which are great for healing and beauty care.
Carrot seed essential oil is known to powerfully reduce inflammation and is helpful in cases of rosacea. It makes a good skin toning and tightening agent. It can be used to minimize large pores and tighten up sagging skin.
Word of Caution: Should be avoided in pregnancy.
Blending: carrot seed oil blends well with Bergamot, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Avocado, Cedar Wood and Geranium oil, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Fennel, Frankincense sacra, Frankincense frereana, Geranium, Lime, Orange Sweet, Orange Wild, Rosemary.