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December 24, 2012 / martinezyoga

Wake Up! Smell the…

Carrot Seed – Daucus carota

Aroma – Dry, woody, earthy, sweet, fresh, dry, heavy, slightly spicy

Parts Used – Dried seed of the wild carrot

Extraction Method – Steam distillation

Therapeutic Properties – Carminative, cytophylactic, depurative, emmenagogue, hepatic

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Interesting Facts – It can be used to improve the complexion of the skin and has been described as one of the strongest revitalising essential oils. It is recommend for dull, pallid, and lifeless skin which is tired from environmental stress.

Hear that?! Get yourself some carrot seed oil! What’s up doc?!

 

 

 

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