Crunchy, tasty and nutrient rich, carrots are a health food staple rich in beta-carotene, fiber, potassium and antioxidants. There's no doubt that carrots can help keep you young and healthy.
The same can be said for the seeds of carrots, particularly carrot seed essential oil, which is distilled from the tiny carrot seeds that eventually grow the orange beauties.
Carrot seed oil may not be the most popular or well known essential oil out there, but it's one of the best natural skin care remedies for mature skin types. So if you want to give your skin rituals an anti-aging boost, add carrot seed essential oil to the mix.
Carrot Seed Essential Oil Facts
- Botanical Name: Daucus carota
- Carrot seed oil is processed from the steam distillation from of dried carrot seeds.
- Scent notes are earthy, woodsy, herbaceous, warm and slightly sweet.
- Blends well with oils of geranium, cedarwood, bergamot, juniper and cinnamon
Carrot Seed Essential Oil Skin Care Benefits
In skin care, carrot seed oil is considered one of the best essential oils for mature skin. In addition to it replenishing properties, this oil helps to fight the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and may even help to fight the appearance of age spots when used over time.
Your skin stays nourished when using carrot seed EO thanks to high beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C. These skin benefiting antioxidants help to mop up free radicals, tone skin and give it a more revitalized look.
Additionally, carrot seed EO is very balancing and can be used by all skin types. Oily to dry encourages your skin to maintain it's natural state of balance.
Try Carrot Seed Essential Oil
Find carrot seed EO blended in our Carrot Seed & Geranium Replenishing Moisturizer.