Carrot Seed Daucus carota Essential Oil
Plant description and origin
Carrot seed essential oil is an excellent anti-aging ingredient. The essential oil is distilled from the dried seeds of wild carrot also known as Queen Anne’s Lace, an ancestor of carrot. The plant is native to Europe, Asia and North America, North Africa, naturalized in North America, produced mainly in France, also Holland and Hungary
The scent is warm, green, woody and earthy.
Carrot seed is rich in beta-carotene a precursor to Vitamin A, a necessary vitamin for radiant skin.
Usage in skin care products
Revitalizes and regenerates damaged skin and mature skin.
Improves skin tone, hyperpigmentation and elasticity of the skin.
Helps to prevent and soften wrinkles.
I use carrot seed in most of my anti-aging products. The scent is very strong. It is best to use it in a blend of essential oils.