Carrot Seed Oil
Carrot seed oil is an essential oil that is derived from the seeds of the Daucus carota plant, which belongs to the Apiaceae family. It is obtained through a process of steam distillation. The oil has a rich and earthy aroma and is characterized by its orange-brown color.
The chemical composition of carrot seed oil is complex, with the main constituents being carotol, daucol, and alpha-pinene. It also contains notable amounts of limonene, beta-pinene, sabinene, and myrcene, among other compounds.
Carrot seed oil is known for its various therapeutic properties, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antifungal activities. These properties contribute to its potential use in skincare, as it helps to nourish and rejuvenate the skin, promote cell regeneration, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and scars. The oil is also believed to have a balancing effect on the skin’s sebum production and can be used in the treatment of acne and other skin conditions.
Additionally, carrot seed oil is used in hair care products due to its ability to promote hair growth, strengthen hair follicles, and improve the overall health and shine of the hair. It is also beneficial for scalp health, as it has soothing and moisturizing properties.
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|Botanical name||Daucus carota L|
|Origin||Obtained by steam distillation from the seeds of Daucus carota|
|Appearance||Light yellow to amber|
|Density||0.940 – 0.970 @20°C|
|Refractive index||1.490 – 1.500 @20°C|
|Optical rotation||+15º to +25º|
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