Have you been thinking of what to do with the excess carrot at your house? Or do you want to make carrot oil and you have been wondering how to do it?
Well, worry no more. Let’s go through this article.
As you may already know, carrot is a vegetable and belongs to the class nutrients of vitamins A. We have various types of carrot colors like the orange color which is very common, yellow, white, red, purple, and the rest.
Carrot like I said contains vitamins and it is very good for the body, healthy for the skin, teeth, and gums.
Carrot oil has so many benefits just like the carrot fruits themselves. Carrot oil is a very important thing to have at home or in working place.
Carrot oil can be applied to your body or skin. It takes away body infections like pimples, rashes, wrinkles, etc.
In case you also want to know, you can make the oil and turn it into a source of income. You can sell it to people as body cream, and hair cream to the hairstylist. And if you are a hairstylist, you can make it and sell it to your customers. Isn’t that just wonderful?!
There are many advantages of carrot oil. What carrot oil does and how useful and important it is.
I.Carrot oil is a natural organic oil(no artificial ingredients added, it’s a pure product)
II. It helps prevent hair infections like dandruff, ringworm, hair breakage, or shortage of hair.
III. It makes your skin glows
IV. It correct skin infection like rashes, pimples, wrinkles, etc.
V. Serves as a body cream
VI. serves as a means of income. (After processing it, you can sell it out to people)
VII. It enhances your skin color, making it beautiful and shiny. (It takes away dark spots on the skin)
There are two methods of making carrot oil.
I. The cold compressed method.
II. The heat-pressed method.
The two methods are okay and will still make your oil come out perfect, but we will be discussing the cold compressed method.
* 4 large fresh and clean carrot
* A clean bowl
* A grater
* A siever ( a clean handkerchief can be used)
* A clean glass jar
* Any container of your choice. To use in packaging your oil.
The cold compressed method is the process by which you make use of the sun to heat up the oil content. This way, you make use of nature. Ie, the sun to produce the oil.
This method may take up to days or weeks before you can have the oil, unlike the heat process method where you have to make use of gas, stove, or electric cooker for the production of the oil.
Get some carrots or harvest them from your farm and wash them very well.
(you can use salt to wash them properly)
Get a clean bowl and a grater, grate the carrot in a clean bowl and cover it tight
Get any type of oil you like. (coconut oil, avocado oil, olive oil) etc
Then pour the oil you choose into the bowl containing the grated carrot.
Cover the bowl or container of the oil and grated carrot properly to prevent air from entering.
Get a good spot where the sun is and put the bowl containing the content where the sun is.(Preferable your window or a warm environment)
leave the container for 2 weeks to let the infusion procedure take place.
Please do shake the bowl or container regularly or at least every two days.
After 2 weeks, carry the bowl and sieve your content with a clean handkerchief to extract the oil.
Package your oil, and there you have your carrot oil ready for use.
We hope this article is helpful.