Carrot oil is particularly popular in ‘anti-ageing’ beauty products as it is rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene, both of which are reputed to keep the skin supple andprevent damage from free radicals.
The goodness of carrot oil was largely unknown until a few years ago. Carrot oil is procured either from carrots grated and boiled in regular oil. Carrot seed oil is extracted through steam distillation from the dried seeds of carrot. Carrot oil is very effective for the human body owing to its antibacterial and healing powers. Carrot oil is capable of hydrating dry skin, scalp, and hair. Carrot oil can be used alone or with a carrier oil.
There are two methods to make your carrot oil:
1) COLD PRESSED METHOD
👉Get Your Carrots, Wash, Clean And Grate
👉Put In A Bowl/bottle That Has A Cover
👉Pour In Any Oil Of Your Choice(coconut, Olive,etc) To Completely Cover The Carrot.
👉Keep Where Sunlight Can Easily Get To It
👉Stir or shake Every Three Days.
👉Leave For Two Weeks
Thereafter, Sieve with a clean handkerchief or napkin to Get Your Oil
2) HEAT METHOD
1.Wash, peel And Grate Carrots
2.Put In A Pan/pot And Cover With Oil
3.Fry On Low Heat Till They Are Tender And The Oil Has Turned Orange
4.Remove From Heat And Allow To Cool
5.Sieve Till There Are No Particles
BENEFITS OF CARROT ESSENTIAL OIL
3.Tightens Skin Pores
6.Removes Blackheads, Scars And Some Other Skin Infections.
7.Strengthens Hair, Promotes Growth, Makes Hair Shine
8.Moisturizes Dry Skin And Scalp