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Carrot Seed Oil, Some Uses

Carrot Seed Oil, Some Uses

Carrot Seed oil (Daucus carota) is rich in beta-carotene, which makes it a great oil for the skin, liver and for lymphatic function.

Aromatic influences: Spirituality and self-control. Calming, restorative, and supportive.

Combines well with:

Cassia, Cedarwood, Geranium, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Red Mandarin, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Ginger Root, Patchouli, Palmarosa, Cucumber Seed

Ways to use it

  • You can use it in a massage, bath, topically, and ingest it.
  • Is suitable for all skin types and is excellent for the skin.
  • Warms and supports.
  • Works with Cucumber Seed as a moisturizer.
  • Is great for mature skin.
  • Eases away feelings of fragility and vulnerability.
  • Is a great liver tonic.
  • Helps cleanse the emotions as well.
  • Helps create a sense of inner peace and security.
  • Stimulates regeneration of liver cells.
  • To soothe chronic stress, bathe with 2 drops Carrot Seed, 4 drops Rose Geranium dissolved in 1 tablespoon F.C.O.
  • G.R.A.S.
  • Mainly you should inhale the scent and see how it makes you feel. That’s a great way to get started. And have fun with it!

Recipes

Here are a few recipes involving Carrot Seed oil. To check for more, you can click on Carrot Seed in the tagged section at the end of the article. That will show you all articles mentioning it.

*Please note: With any recipe’s involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it.

Release Abdominal Tension

  • 2 drops Bergamot
  • 2 drops Peppermint
  • 2 drops Neroli
  • 4 drops Carrot Seed
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Massage formula into abdominal area as often as necessary. Each time, finish by placing a hot-water bottle over the abdomen for extra comfort. (10)

Anti-Dandruff Mask

  • 6 drops Carrot Seed oil
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 3 tablespoons Oatmeal
  • 2 teaspoons Almond Oil

Add Carrot Seed oil to Almond oil in separate bowl. Set aside. Mix Honey and Oatmeal together to form a thick paste. Stir in Almond Carrot Seed oil mixture, a little at a time. Gently massage the mask into hair and scalp. Leave on for 5 minutes, then shampoo and condition your hair as usual. (1)

Ease Cramps or Indigestion

  • 4 drops Tangerine
  • 2 drops Peppermint
  • 4 drops Carrot Seed
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Apply formula to abdomen, using clockwise strokes, twice a day. (10)

 Oil Treatment for Dry Hair

  • 6 drops Sandalwood
  • 4 drops Carrot Seed
  • 2 drops Cucumber Seed
  • 2 drops Cedarwood
  • 1 tablespoon Jojoba

Mix oils together. Apply all over scalp and hair. Make sure you spread it to the ends of your hair. Massage scalp for a couple of minutes. Leave in for 1-2 hours. Can either briskly rub head with a towel to remove excess oil or wash and condition hair as usual. If washing hair, apply shampoo to hair before water. Lather and rinse. Use treatment once a week.

Ease Digestive Pain or Discomfort

  • 4 drops Carrot Seed
  • 2 drops Fennel Seed
  • 4 drops Grapefruit
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Apply formula to abdomen, using clockwise strokes, twice a day. (10)

Relieve Water Retention and PMS

  • 4 drops Carrot Seed
  • 4 drops Lemon
  • 2 drops Geranium
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Massage formula into abdomen twice a day. (10)

Replenish Dry or Mature Skin

  • 4 drops Carrot Seed
  • 2 drops Rose
  • 4 drops Frankincense
  • 1 tablespoon Skin Mousse (Recipe below)

Apply to face nightly (10)

Homemade Skin Mousse
  • 3 1/2  teaspoons pure Aloe Vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon Jojoba oil

Mix 3 teaspoons Aloe Vera gel and 1 teaspoon of Jojoba oil in a clean glass jar. Stir mixture with a spoon until it combines and thickens. Add 1/2 teaspoon of Aloe Vera gel and keep stirring. The mixture will suddenly go smooth and slack, taking on a opaque, pale cream color. Is approximately enough for 10 applications to face. Keep in a cool, dry place. (10)

 

Other suggestions

Here is what our RMO family members are saying about it on facebook:

  • RH: “I just gave it to a young man to use on some scar tissue on his arm. He’s having difficulty moving the arm because the skin is so tight. Carrot Seed Oil is what he muscle tested for. High hopes that it works for him.”
  • KK: “I use it in my Facial massage blends. Love it!”
  • CHZ: “My husband and I each use it on our face. He for his aftershave and me for everything else. :)”
  • SG: “I use it with Sandalwood on my hair.”

How do you like to use it? Have you tried some fun things with Carrot Seed oil? Let us know. Put a comment in the comment section below. We’d love to hear from you!

References

  1. Natural Home Spa by Sian Rees
  2. Seasons of Aromatherapy by Judith Fitzsimmons and Paula M. Bousquet
  3. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy & Herbalism by Julia Lawless
  4. Medical Aromatherapy: Healing with Essential Oils by Kurt Schnaubelt
  5. The Art of Aromatherapy: The Healing and Beautifying Properties of the Essential Oils of Flowers and Herbs by Robert B. Tisserand
  6. The Encyclopedia of Aromatherapy by Chrissie Wildwood
  7. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood
  8. The Aromatherapy Bible: The Definitive Guide to Using Essential Oils by Gill Farrer-Halls
  9. The Essential Oils Handbook: All the Oils You Will Ever Need for Health, Vitality, and Well-Being by Jennie Harding
  10. Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art, 2nd edition, by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green

 

 

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About JC Shannon

I am a writer. I was first introduced to this world of natural health in 2005 when I was asked to write an article about using essential oils. Since I like to know what I'm writing about before I do it, I immersed myself in the essential oil and aromatherapy world and found I prefer it. I never left it. In a quest to educate myself and others in more alternative and safer ways to make our world a better place, I am always looking for good information to share.
2 comments
aptekastore
aptekastore

I'd love to apply but am blocked out. Love their oils. received a smaple froma friend when I came home from hospital last year. Settled me down with just a drop in my water. So miss not having it any longer.

Jacurtis
Jacurtis moderator

 @aptekastore We can definitively try to help you out here. What are you trying to apply for? Rocky Mountain Oils doesn't require applications for normal purchases. You can just visit their website and create an instant account and order right away.

 

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