Botanical Family: Umbelliferae (parsley)
Chemical Constituents: Alcohols: carotol (up to 50%), daucol (up to 5%), linalol; Monoterpenes: α- & β-pinenes, sabinene; Sesquiterpenes: β-bisabolene (10%), β-caryophyllene (4%), daucene; Oxides: epoxy β-caryophyllene; Esters: geranyl acetate; Phenols: β-asarone.
Properties: Antifungal, carminative, hepatic (cleanses the liver), stomachic.
Common Primary Uses:Wrinkles.
Historical Uses: Carrots have been used as a blood cleanser, for liver and skin problems, pulmonary conditions, allergies, inflammation of the intestines, as a tonic for the nervous system, and for eyesight. Carrots were used during the Second World War to help pilots with their night vision.
Other Possible Uses: Carrot oil may help with anemia, colic (with fennel), constipation, diarrhea, eye problems, gallbladder problems, liver problems, rheumatism, and skin problems (aging skin, wrinkles, sunburn, and dryness).
Body System(s) Affected: Cardiovascular and Nervous Systems, Skin.
Application: Apply to Vita Flex Points and/or directly on area of concern. To promote a healthy suntan, apply carrot oil (dilute with hazelnut oil) for a few days before exposure to the sun.
Oral Use As Dietary Suppliment: Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) for human consumption by the FDA. Dilute one drop oil in 1 tsp. honey or in 4 oz. of beverage (i.e. soy/rice milk). Not for children under 6 years old; use with caution and in greater dilution for children 6 years old and over.
Blend Classification: Considered as more of an active carrier oil (same as Vitamin E Oil and Wheatgerm Oil).
Blends With: Citrus oils, fennel, frankincense, geranium, spice oils.
Odor: Type: Middle Note (50–80% of the blend); Scent: Sweet, fruity, warm, earthy; Intensity: 2.