Carrot Seed Essential Oil
It is an annual or biennial herb, with a small, inedible, strong whitish root. It has a much-branched stem that reaches up to 1.5m high with hairy leaves and umbels of white lacy flowers with purple centres.
Botanical Name: Daucus Carota
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Deep yellow
Aromatic Scent: Woody-earthy, slightly spicy, strong, fruity, warm, herbaceous and musky.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Blends Well With: Frankincense, Lavender, Rosewood, Cypress and Geranium.
History: The name is derived from the Greek 'Carotos' and had great medicinal value in ancient times, especially for its carminative properties.