Harvested in Central Ontario, Canada. Green carrot seed fresh tincture.
|Wild Carrot Seed Tincture|
|Botanical Name||Daucus carota|
|Common names||Wild Carrot, Bird's Nest, Bishop's Lace, and Queen Anne's lace|
|Strength||1:5 55% : 1/8 veg. Glycerine|
|Part Used||Green Seed|
|Dissolved Solids (µS/ppm)||0.49 / 340|
COMMON AND FOREIGN NAMES: Bee's Nest Plant, Bird's Nest Root, Garden Carrot, Queen Anne's Lace. Karotte. Gelbe Ruebe.
HABITAT: Europe, U. S. A.
CHIEF CONSTITUENTS: Pyrrolidine, Daucine, Volatile Oil, Peptic acid, Carotine, Albumen.
PARTS USED: Root and Seed. PROPERTIES AND USES: Sti.
Diu. Car. Deo.
An infusion of the whole herb is very useful in kidney and bladder diseases, dropsy and gout. Use one oz. to a pint of water. A very strong decoction is excellent for gravel, stones and flatulence.
The seeds are used for colic, hiccough, dysentery, jaundice and coughs. The seeds steeped in wine are good for stitch in side, dropsy and suppressed menses. A poultice of the leaves mixed with honey is used for running sores and ulcers. The herb tea removes lithic acid and gouty conditions. For dropsy use the following tried recipe: One part Pellitory of the Wall, 1/2 part each of Wild Carrot, Parsley Piert, Broom Tops, Senna and Juniper Berries.
The Garden carrot has similar properties. For coughs mix one pint of carrot juice with 60 g. or more rock candy. Make into syrup. It's very good. A poultice of carrots is very good for ulcers, cancerous or scrofulous sores. Seeds, roots and leaves cooked in water and placed on abdomen drives out the afterbirth. Carrot juice cooked purifies the blood and is good for gallbladder trouble. 1/2 teaspoonful of carrot seed mixed with honey and taken several times a day is excellent for dropsy in the chest and feet.