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Alternative Names

Philtron, Bird's Nest, Bees' Nest, Wild Carrot, Garden Carrot, Devil's Plague, Bird's Nest Weed, Bird's Nest Root, Queen Anne's Lace

Scientific Name

Daucus Carota

Why Do People Use Carrot?

Carrot has been used for centuries as an effective diuretic, and as such, it has helped to eliminate excess water retention and relieve edema (the accumulation of fluid in tissues that produce swelling). The increased urine flow also benefits the kidneys, purifying them and flushing out toxins, stones, gravel, calculus, uric acid and other obstructions that cause chronic kidney and gallbladder diseases. This flushing action also helps to relieve gout and arthritic conditions, which are caused by accumulated toxins (uric acid. As a potent antiseptic (in addition to its diuretic qualities), Carrot is considered a fine urinary antiseptic that relieves bladder and urinary infection, including cystitis. Carrot is a very easily digested food, and more importantly, it also aids the digestive and gastrointestinal tracts. It is said to prevent putrefaction in the intestines and relieve gastrointestinal catarrh. As a digestive aid, Carrot is believed to soothe the digestive tract and relieve flatulence, windy colic, hiccough (hiccup), stomach acidity, heartburn and indigestion. Carrot is considered an aperient, a substance that exerts a mild laxative action without purging. This mild stimulating action helps to relieve constipation and encourages the elimination of intestinal waste, as well as the expulsion of intestinal worms, including roundworm. Carrot is known to be one of the most nutritious and healthful vegetables and is included in many wholesome and nourishing juices, and recent studies have made it a popular ingredient in diets that are designed to fight malignant diseases or as a healthful supplement for cancer patients. The carotene in Carrot is believed to stimulate cell renewal, and it is interesting to note that Carrot is an important ingredient in facial oils and wrinkle creams to improve the look and health of the skin.

Is It Safe To Use?

he carrot gets its characteristic and bright orange colour from β-carotene, which is partly metabolised into vitamin A in humans. Massive overconsumption of carrots can cause carotenosis, a benign condition in which the skin turns orange. Carrots are also rich in dietary fibre, antioxidants, and minerals. Ethnomedically, the roots are used to treat digestive problems, intestinal parasites, and tonsillitis or constipation.

How Effective Is Carrot?

None known.

How Carrot Works?

Polyacetylenes can be found in Apiaceae vegetables like carrots where they show cytotoxic activities. Falcarinol and falcarindiol (cis heptadeca-1,9-diene-4,6-diyne-3,8-diol) are such compounds. This latter compound shows antifungal activity towards Mycocentrospora acerina and Cladosporium cladosporioides. Other compounds such as 6-hydroxymellein,[11] 6-methoxymellein, eugenin, 2,4,5-trimethoxybenzaldehyde (gazarin) or (Z)-3-acetoxy-heptadeca-1,9-diene-4,6-diin-8-ol (falcarindiol 3-acetate) can also be found in carrot. Falcarindiol is the main compound responsible for bitterness in carrots.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Carrot?

Pregnant women should not use Carrot Herbal Supplement, as it is a uterine stimulant, and excessive use (many times the recommended dosage) is not recommended.

How Carrot Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

None known.

How Carrot Interacts With Drugs?

None known.

How Carrot Interacts With Foods?

None known.

How Carrot Interacts With Lab Tests?

None known.

How Carrot Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

None known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Carrot?

No typical dosage for carrot powder.


In antiquity several types of carrot were grown as medicinals, and in Europe carrots have long been grown for use in soups and stews. The custom of eating carrots raw as a salad has become widespread in the 20th century.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Carrot Juice Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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