- Healthy skin and Eyesight
- Lab studies show that carrot seed oil, which had a wide range of applications in folk medicine, acts as a muscle relaxant and vasodilator. It is now most commonly used as fragrance, flavoring and a source of food color, beta-carotene and vitamin A. Hypotensive and hepatoprotective properties have yet to be confirmed in humans.
Scientific Name(s): Daucus carota L, subsp. sativus (Hoffm.) Archang. Family: Umbelliferae or Apiaceae
Common Name(s): Oil of carrot , Queen Anne’s lace , wild carrot