Carrot Seed oil is anti-aging.–It has anti-oxidants. Anti-oxidants bind free radicals that cause damage to the skin. Part of the anti-aging properties of carrot seed oil is from repairing and preventing free radical damage. It helps to prevent inflammation.
It is a toner for the skin it helps to resist sagging and hanging skin. These properties help to reduce and prevent wrinkling.
Pores–Carrot seed oil will reduce the size of pores without clogging them.
Detoxifies–Our skin is exposed to toxins all day long. Carrot seed oil in your serum cleans it up. Carrot seed oil is so powerful of a detoxifier that when taken internally it will detoxify joints, blood and organs. It assists the liver and kidneys in expelling toxins from the body.
Antiseptic–Anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and is some cases it is effect against yeast such as candida. It has a positive effect on acne, psoriasis and rashes.
SPF–Studies have shown carrot seed oil to have a natural SPF of 38-40. I found the study quoted to be badly designed. I would not trust Carrot seed oil alone to be a powerful sunscreen but it is nice to have something with some sun damage protection in a skin formula. It does have sun damage protection because of all the anti-oxidants.
Large doses of Vitamin A is dangerous during pregnancy. It can cause birth defects. Carrot seed oil has vitamin A along with many other constituents.
Carrot seed oil may cause uterine contraction. Historical medical literature records carrot seed oil used effectively for contraception and abortion. Modern medicine does not recommend carrot seed oil as an effective contraception choice.
To be on the safe side I would not use products with a lot of carrot seed oil during pregnancy.
Carrot seed oil is very stimulating. It could trigger symptoms in people with epilepsy or asthma.
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