AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Essential Oil Details

Essential Name
: Daucus carota ssp. carota essential oil
Plant Name
: Wild carrot
Plant Variety Name
: NA
Plant Tissue Name
: Seed


Carrot seed oil is widely used as a flavoring agent in food products and perfumery since it blends very well in all kinds of perfumes. Moreover, the oils of some varieties were proved to have antibacterial and fungicidal activities


1. Staniszewska, Maria, et al. "Essential oils of wild and cultivated carrots—the chemical composition and antimicrobial activity." Journal of essential oil research 17.5 (2005): 579-583.

2. Kilibarda, V., et al. "Content of the essential oil of the carrot and its antibacterial activity." Die Pharmazie 51.10 (1996): 777-778.

3. Dwivedi, Suresh K., et al. "Effect of essential oils of some higher plants on Aspergillus flavus Link. infesting stored seeds of guar (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba L.(Taub.))." Flavour and fragrance journal 6.4 (1991): 295-297.

Major Compound Details

Serial No.Compound Name Compound Percentage(%)
1Sabinene 30.30
2Alpha- Pinene 16.0

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