Botanical name: Daucus carota
Botanical family: Umbelliferae
Part of plant used: Seeds
Origin: Cultivated mainly in Europe but also India.
Description: Slightly pungent and sweet earthy aroma
History: The name Carrot comes from the Greek word 'Carotos'. Well known for containing carotene which is a form of Vitamin A when converted to retinal.
Properties and Indications:
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