Carrots are one of the most known vegetables that are healthy and beneficial for our eyes; so they reinforce and improve eye health, reduce the risk of cancer, and lower blood cholesterol because they are a source of several vitamins and minerals like vitamin A, vitamin B6, Biotin (vitamin H), potassium, calcium, and fatty acids. In addition, Carrot oil or carrot seed oil has also surprising benefits for our skin and hair, it is extracted from the seeds of Daucus Carota by steam distillation. Thus, this oil has a woody to pale orange-brown color. It is used for food aromatization, beauty products, and perfumery too.
Carrot Oil Benefits
1. Carrot oil is rich in the tocopherol (vitamin E) that offers protection to your skin from the effects of UVR and heal sunburns.
For instance, Mix carrot oil with your SPF lotion and apply it all over your skin.
2. Carrot oil is highly concentrated in beta carotene which makes it a good natural tanning enhancer; thus it gives a golden fantastic tanning color.
Mix carrot oil with your tanning cream or oil and apply it on your face and all over your body.
3. Antioxidants and vitamin A in carrot oil help fight signs of aging and promote collagen and the elasticity of the skin and regenerate it.
4. It contains carotenoids that protect skin from acne and black scars.
For example, Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with 1 teaspoon of carrot oil. Apply the mask on your face for 10 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
5. In addition,carrot oil Prevents hair loss, stimulates hair growth, and makes it smooth.
Mix carrot oil with coconut oil and apply it on wet hair. Massage the scalp with circular motions. Regular use of carrot oil will strengthen your hair and make it healthy again.
6. Vitamin A and carotenoids in carrot oil make your hair longer and shinier.
Mask to get smooth hair
- 1 carrot
- 1 tablespoon of carrot oil
- 1/2 banana
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Peel the carrot and banana
- cut them into small pieces
- put the carrot and banana into a blender
- add carrot oil and olive oil
- Blend well the ingredients together until you obtain a thick mixture
- Apply the mask on your hair. Cover your hair with plastic wrap and leave for about 1 hour.
7. Furthermore, carrot essential oil is considered as all-purpose skin reliever; it is used in aromatherapy to relieve stress, anxiety, rashes dry skin, and relax muscles by combining it with other carrier oils.