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Guide - Carrot Seed EO

 

The Story  :

 

Wild Carrot has white flowering buds that develop into umbels and give off a warm, amber scent that is unique to it. It is very common in natural grasslands.

It is believed that the carrot was discovered 5000 years ago in what is now Afghanistan or Iran. This is followed by a long journey through the centuries that will take it, according to human explorations, to the Middle East, Asia, Africa, as well as Europe where carrots were cultivated since the 18th century. Carrots did not appear in North America until after 1600, and only took their place in human food much later, at the end of the First World War.

Carrots are now grown in almost every corner of the world, except in some tropical regions that this vegetable cannot tolerate.

 

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The Plant :

 

Carrot is a biennial plant that can reach 30 cm high, with a thick, elongated taproot that is generally orange in colour. We have selected French carrot seed extracts for the superior qualities of the oil it produces. La Carotte Douce de France has a sweet and fresh smell, but also a spicy base.        

 

 

Properties :

 

  • Toning after a heavy meal
  • Stimulant in diffusion
  • Diluted in a cream or vegetable oil, it is a skin regenerator.

 

 

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Uses :

 

In infusion: For its tonic and digestive properties. The Essential Oil of Sweet Carrot from France also has detoxifying properties.

To do this, mix 3 to 4 drops in a litre of warm, non-boiling water. Indeed, water that is too hot tends to evaporate the essential oil too quickly and could also degrade the essential oil and its components, making it less effective. It is important to dilute the essential oil in honey or on a sugar cube which you will then add in warm water, in order to unify the mixture. Once your preparation is done, you can enjoy your tea for a moment of relaxation, at any time of the day.

Atmospheric diffusion: To clean and purify the atmosphere of your home, but also to create a floral atmosphere and thus perfume a room.  

Depending on the diffusers and the size of the room, pour between 5 and 30 drops, and allow 30 minutes for a large room and about 15 minutes for a bedroom. In all cases, comply with the instructions for the device used.

In cosmetics: In particular, it regenerates the skin and treats common skin problems.

Sweet Carrot essential oil is used very diluted in a rich vegetable oil to perform a regenerating and rejuvenating massage. Pour 4 drops of essential oil for 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil of your choice and massage gently into the area concerned.

 

 

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Tips :

 

For young mothers after childbirth: belly massage oil 25ml of macadamia oil and 25ml of Rose Hip oil. Add 20 drops of Carrot essential oil + 20 drops of Rosewood. Massage the belly clockwise 1 to 2 times a day. Ideal for toning and firming the skin. Helps to relax and regain self-confidence, promotes the production of breast milk.

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