Scientific Name Daucus carota
Country Of Origin Portugal
Synonyms Carrot Oil, Carrot Oleo Resin
Plant Family Apiaceae
Plant Parts Used Seeds
Extraction Method Steam distillation
Physical Characteristics Clear transparent liquid
Dominant Note(s) green note reminding carrot leaves; it also has a light floral and fruity note.
Aroma earthy carrot scent
Main Constituents amounts of geranyl acetate (29.0%), α-pinene (27.2%), and 11αH-himachal-4-en-1β-ol (9.2%)
Blends With Lavender, bergamot, rosemary, ylang ylang, patchouli, geranium and cedarwood
Safety Precautions May interfere with some medications. Can increase sensitivity to the sun in some people.