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How to make Carrot Oil

Keyword Carrot Oil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Carrot
  • 2 Cups Coconut Oil (you can use extra olive oil, olive oil)

Instructions

  1. Clean and scrape off the carrot, by using a potato peeler or a knife. You can also grate the carrot by using a food processor or a grater.

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  2. Place a pot on a low heat and add coconut oil or any oil you're using in the pot, add the grated carrot. You can also use a slow cooker to infuse the carrot oil. The point of using low heat or slow cooker is not to cook the nutrients in the carrot. 

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  3. Mix the shredded carrot with oil and let the carrot absorb all the oil.

  4. Leave the mixture for about 15 - 20 minutes, check and stir.

  5. Allow the carrot to infuse for another 10 minutes. 

  6. Take it off the heat and let it cool down.

  7. strain the oil by using a sieve to separate the oil, and bottle it up. Your carrot oil is ready. After you're done and you're ready to use the carrot oil you can mix it with a few drops of essential oil like rosemary, lavender oil, Vitamin E... you can add the carrot oil to your body/ hair cream, or shea butter.

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Recipe Notes

If you want your carrot oil in a small quantity you can use 1 big stick of carrot and about half a cup of oil.

Update: To clean: scrap off the outer part and rinse the carrot,  allow the water to drain off and dry before grating the carrots for use.