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Carrot Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 30. GL 2
Botanical Name
Daucus Carota, Daucus Carrota, Daucas Carota
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Nan He Shi,

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Parts Used

Roots, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Carrot

Diabetic people should avoid it.
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Carrot is a taproot.
It is biennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to One Meter.
Best used for Aneamic Patients.

In TCM :
Carrot Fruit : Nan He Shi
In TCM :
Meridians associated : Spleen and Stomach

NOTE : Whenever Carrot seeds are used, ensure that you have to buy human consumable seeds, not those which are used for germinating purpose.



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Materia Medica for Carrot

Carrot General

Carrot is every kids first choice in vegetable. Its color and sweet taste attracts everyone. Its addition gives a colorful look to any dish. It can be consumed either in raw or cooked form. But its raw consumption has marvelous effects. Carrots are available in many colors like red, orange, white, purple and yellow.
Had you ever thought why Doctors prefer Carrot for Eyes ? Carrots are rich in Vitamin A which retain Eye health. It maintain good vision.
Vitamin A content also assist Liver for the removal of toxins. It results in reducing Bile in the Liver and keep it healthy.
Afraid of Aging signs on face ? Carrot is the solution. Its antioxidant properties will repair the damaged cells. It also slow down the aging process. Ladies ! why to spend money on cosmetic creams when natural cure is in your garden ? Consume a cup of carrot juice or 2 raw carrots daily. It gives you clear and clean Skin.
Carrot is rich in fiber. Its fiber rich quality helps in reducing weight and lowering Cholesterol.
Eating Carrot in raw form will make your teeth strong and clean. Its Alkalinity work against acid forming Bacteria.
Poor Immunity ? Have a cup of Carrot juice. It will boost your immunity. It increase the functioning of White Blood Cells, which save your body against any Infection.
You can consume carrot and or juice during Pregnancy. It reduces the risk of Jaundice in new born baby. Carrot's diuretic property help in removal of excess fluid from the body.
Ever think of Carrot for Hair ? yeah....its true. Carrot blended with olive oil and Banana can do so. Use this mixture as Hair mask. Wash after 4 hours. Carrot helps in hair growth and make them healthy.

Carrot fights Cancer
Carrot is an excellent anticancer herb. It is a nature’s gift to the mankind that helps in avoiding the painful western medical procedures like Chemotherapy and Radiation therapy.

Why is Carrot so powerful against Cancer?
Carrots are rich in photo chemicals and antioxidants like Carotenoids, Flavonoids and Falcarinol. The increase in Carotenoid levels in the blood prevents the cells from going Cancerous. The flavonoids are known for their anticancer effects. They also prevent the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases and night vision. Falcarinol is a powerful antioxidant that guards the cells against damage from free radicals.

Ideal dosage of Carrot in fighting Cancer
Take 2.5 kg of carrots. Juice them. Drink a glass of carrot juice in the morning. Refrigerate the remaining juice. Finish the remaining juice throughout the day.

How long should the Carrot juice be taken
Some Cancer patients alleged that by daily drinking carrot juice for eight weeks they were able to stop and reverse the growth of tumor. Daily juicing for four months made the lymph nodes in the lungs normal. By continuing the carrot juice for eight months the cancer was gone and the patient recovered back to normal.
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Carrot for Low Blood Pressure

Sweet Jam Pickle of Carrot is helpful in raising low Blood Pressure. In India it is called Gajjar Ka Muraba.
And, Or : :Drink Carrot juice daily. To make it more effective, add Honey.

Vegetable Salad for Dehydration

Take Vegetable Salad like Tomato, Cucumber, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Broccoli, Carrot to cure Dehydration.

Carrot for Blurred Vision

Eat 2-3 Carrots a day. It will improve your vision and eyesight.
OR: Drink a glass of Carrot juice daily.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Aging

Have Carrot in Salad or have Carrot juice.
Or: Take one Beta-carotene capsule daily.

Carrot juice for Alcoholics

When an Alcoholic has the urge to drink, he or she should drink a glass of Carrot juice. It stops the desire to drink Alcohol.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Alzheimer

Eating Carrots help in enhancing memory. Take it in the form of salad or juice.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) as Aphrodisiac

Carrot ( Gaajar ) is a rich source of vitamins which helps in hormone production.
Consume Carrots either in raw or cooked form.
OR : Drink one glass of Carrot juice once a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Cystitis

Mix Carrot juice with equal amount of water. Drink 6 times a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Cataract

Drink one glass of Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice twice a day. It has "Vitamin A", which is very good for eyes. It is very beneficial at starting stage of Cataract.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Eye Diseases

Drink 1 glass of Carrot juice once a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) as Liver Tonic

Consuming 1 Cup Carrot juice daily helps in proper functioning of Liver.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Blemishes

Grate 2 Carrot ( Gaajar ) and boil in little water. Cool. Grind. Apply it on the face and keep for 20 minutes. Wash with fresh water.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Oily Skin

Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) has hight content of Beta Carotene and Potassium. These nutrients help to neutralize the body toxins and absorb Oil from the skin. Carrot makes the skin soft and supple.
Drink Carrot juice daily for a month.
OR : Apply fresh Carrot juice on the affected skin. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off. Repeat this for 2 weeks.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Wounds, Ulcers

Grated carrots make an excellent poultice for
Apply the grated Carrot ( Gaajar ) as a poultice for Ulcers, Abscesses and bad Wounds

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Diarrhea, Dysentery

Drink fresh Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice.
OR : You can give Carrot soup to the patient. It digests easily and is quite useful in Diarrhea and Dysentery.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Worms

Eat 2-3 raw Carrots regularly for 8-10 days.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Acid Reflux

Drink a glass of Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Menstrual Disorders

Drink one glass of Carrot juice with 1 tablespoon of Honey in it for 2 months.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Swelling

Drink a cup of tea made from Carrot blossoms. It is a very effective remedy.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Peptic Ulcers

Carrot Juice is another effective remedy in Peptic Ulcers. Take two glasses everyday by adding Black salt in it.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Ascaris

Grate 2-3 carrots. Take this before breakfast.

Vegetables for Colitis

Patients suffering from Colitis should consume Vegetables like Cabbage, Carrots, Parsnips, Winter Squash in large quantity.

Carrot juice as Expectorant

Consume 50 ml Carrot juice twice a day.

Vegetable Salad for Warts

Add Vegetable Salad Carrot, Kelp, Dulse, Bladderwrack in daily diet.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Frizzy Hair

Peel and cut 2 Carrot ( Gaajar ). Boil them and mash. Add 2 tablespoon Yogurt ( Dahi ). Apply it on scalp and on hair. Let it day. Wash after an hour.
Note : Don't use shampoo immediately.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Sunburn

Drink one glass of fresh Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice daily. It recovers damaged skin from sun.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Baldness

Take one or two Carrot ( Gaajar ), according to your hair length. Peel and Grate. Add one tablespoon Olive ( Jaitun ) oil and one tablespoon Yogurt ( Dahi ). Put them in a blender and make a paste neither thick nor runny. Apply it on scalp as well as on hair. Wash after an hour.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Fibrocystic Breasts

Take a glass of Carrot juice daily.
Or: Have carrot salad in daily diet.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) as Galactagogue

Consume Carrot ( Gaajar ) either in juice or raw form during Pregnancy. It helps to enhance Breast Milk.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for High Cholesterol

Consume Carrot ( Gaajar ) in your daily meal. It helps in lowering the Cholesterol.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Athlete's Foot

Take 2 to 3 Carrot ( Gaajar ) according to the requirement. Grind. Apply over affected part. Let it dry. Rinse with lukewarm water. It cures the problem effectively.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) Seeds for Scanty Menses

Take one teaspoon of Carrot ( Gaajar ) Seeds. Boil in a glass of water for 5 minutes. Strain and add brown sugar according to your taste. Drink it regularly for 7 days.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) as Blood Purifier

Include Carrot ( Gaajar ) in your daily diet either in juice or raw form.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Whitlow

Grate 2 Carrots. Heat them. Tie them in a piece of cloth. Use it as a poultice over Abscess over Finger or Nail.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Hysteria

Prepare seed decoction of Carrot ( Gaajar ). Have 25 ml twice a day.
NOTE : Please ensure that you have to buy human consumable seeds, not those which are used for germinating purpose.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) seeds for Bronchitis

Boil 10 g Carrot ( Gaajar ) seeds in 1 Liter water. Drink 50 ml of it two times a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) seeds as Diuretic

Add 4 g seed powder of Carrot ( Gaajar ) in a cup of lukewarm water. Have it thrice a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Headache

Extract leave juice of Carrot ( Gaajar ). Use it as Nasal drop.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Chilblain

Sprinkle dried leave powder of Carrot ( Gaajar ) over Chilblain areas.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Edema

Make tea using blossoms of Carrot ( Gaajar ). Drink it twice a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Chicken Pox

Drink a glass of Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice 5 times a day. It cures Chicken Pox.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Breast Pain

Peel 2 -3 Carrot ( Gaajar ). Roast them. Extract juice from them. Add one teaspoon of Honey ( Shehad ) in it. Have it twice a day.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Toothache

Drink half glass juice of Carrot ( Gaajar ) daily.

Carrot ( Gaajar ) for Schizophrenia

Carrot ( Gaajar ) contains high niacin. It helps to treat various brain disorders.
Eat 2 to 3 fresh Carrot ( Gaajar ) with your every meal.
OR : Drink a glass of fresh Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice daily.

Carrot for Gray Hair

Regularly drink a glass of Carrot juice.

Carrot for Oligomenorrhea

Drink one glass of Carrot juice daily for three months.

Carrot for Psychosis

Eat 2 fresh raw Carrots daily with your lunch.

Wild Carrot as Abortifacient

Wild Carrot seeds act as a contraception and regulates menstruation.
Consume 1 teaspoon of Wild Carrot seeds 1 hour before and after sex.

Carrot juice for Difficult Menses

Carrot is rich in nutrients and it eases the blood flow during Menses. Have a glass of Carrot juice daily.
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Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 1

Mix the juice of fresh Alfalfa leaves with Carrot juice. Take twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 1

Mix Alfalfa leaves juice with Carrot and Lettuce juice. Take once a day.

Herbal Treatment For High Blood Pressure 3

Adding Water Melons, Carrots, Honey and Lemon in your daily diet helps in lowering High Blood Pressure.

Herbal Treatment For Kidney Stones 2

Take Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) seeds and Beetroot ( Chukander in India ) seeds in equal quantity. Roast them on low flame. Powder the roasted seeds. Store in a glass bottle. Have half teaspoon with water once a day. After a course of a month, go for test. If it benefits you (size of the stone has reduced), repeat the process.
Note : Best way to roast them is, in a hollow Radish. For this, take a Radish ( Muli in India ) and hollow it from inside. Put seeds in the Radish ( Muli in India ). Keep the Radish ( Muli in India ) on flame. Roast from everywhere. After roasting, take out the seeds from Radish ( Muli in India ). There is no use of Radish ( Muli in India ) in the treatment. Powder the seeds. Take half teaspoon of powdered seeds with water daily. For best results, follow the procedure at least for a month.

Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection 1

Take One piece each of Cucumber and Carrot, a small slice of Ginger and 1/4 tablespoon Vetiver. Grind. Add One glass Buttermilk and take regularly for ten days.

Herbal Treatment For Athlete's Foot 1

Prepare a paste of raw Tomatoes, Basil leaves, Celery, Carrot, Dill, Fennel, Sage and Thyme. Apply this paste on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Allergy 3

Take equal quantity of Carrot juice, Beetroot juice and Cucumber juice in a glass. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Chicken Pox 1

Prepare soup by adding two carrots and half bunch of Coriander leaves. Have it two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Premenstrual Syndrome 2

Take seeds of the following herbs in equal quantity :
Dill, Fenugreek, Carrot and Radish. Powder them together. Have one teaspoon with lukewarm water twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Liver Cancer 1

Mix equal quantity of Beetroot juice and Carrot juice. Drink one cup after 4 days.

Herbal Treatment For Anemia 6

Prepare juice of Celery leaves and Carrot. Strain. Drink.

Herbal Treatment For Liver Diseases 4

Take a cup of Spinach juice. Mix it with 1.5 cup of Carrot juice. Drink everyday.

Herbal Treatment For Appendicitis 1

Mix 30 ml Carrot juice with 10 ml each of Beetroot juice and Cucumber Juice. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Cataract 2

Mix freshly prepared juices of Carrot and Parsley leaves in equal quantity. Drink 1 cup once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Conjunctivitis 1

Mix the juices of Parsley leaves, Carrot and Spinach in 1:2:1 proportion. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gastric Catarrh 3

Mix juice of Spinach leaves and Carrot in equal quantities. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Eczema 4

Take the following herbs :
Carrot : Gaajar : Juice : 250 ml
Spinach : Palak : Juice : 250 ml
Mix both juices. Drink once a day for a month.

Herbal Treatment For Menopause 2

Boil 250 g Carrot seeds in 1 liter Milk. Drink 1 cup of it daily.

Herbal Treatment For Peptic Ulcer 2

Take equal quantity juice of Carrot and Cabbage. Mix and drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gastric Catarah 5

Take Spinach juice & Carrot Juice in equal quantity. Drink this two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Acne 23

Mix Cucumber juice with Carrot juice. Apply this mixture over Acne.

Herbal Treatment For Asthma 27

Mix Spinach juice with Carrot juice in 1:2 ratio. Drink 50 ml of the mixture twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Fatigue 6

Take equal quantity juices of Cucumber, Carrot and Beetroot. Drink 50 ml of it once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gout 7

Take juice of Cucumber, Carrot, Celery and Beetroot in equal quantity. Mix. Drink 100 ml of it thrice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Dry Lips 5

Take 10-12 tablespoons of Cocoa Butter, 10 drops of Carrot Seed ( Gaajar ) Oil, 5-7 drops of Sweet Orange ( Santra ) Oil and 4 tablespoons of Jojoba Oil.
Melt Cocoa Butter with Jojoba Oil. Now remove from heat and add other Oils. Your soothing lip balm is ready. Store it in a jar.

Herbal Treatment For Baldness 26

Make a juice of Lettuce ( Salad Patta ), Alfalfa ( Jungli Lucerne ) and Carrot ( Gaajar ) and consume daily.
It prevents Hair Fall and result in thick hair.

Herbal Treatment For Low Platelet Count 2

Take 200 gram of Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice. Add 50 gram Beetroot ( Chukander ) juice. Have it twice a day. See the difference in 5 days.

Herbal Treatment For Lung Diseases 1

Take One tablespoon each of Mint leaf Juice ( Pudina ) and Carrot juice( Gaajar ). Add some Honey ( Shehad ) and take on an empty stomach in the morning for a few weeks. It strengthens the Lungs.

Herbal Treatment For Piles 21

Put a few drops of fresh Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice and Beet Root ( Chukander ) juice on a cotton ball and apply on the swollen veins to get some relief.

Herbal Treatment For Migraine 5

Mix half glass each of Spinach ( Palak ) and Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice and drink regularly.

Herbal Treatment For Gallstones 6

Take half cup each of Beetroot ( Chukander ) juice, Carrot ( Gaajar ) juice and Cucumber ( Kheera ) juice. Drink twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Eye Diseases 6

The fusion of Chicory ( Kasni in India ), Celery ( Shalari in India ), Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) and Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) is an ideal remedy for healthy Eyes.
Chicory ( Kasni in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. Vitamin A nourishes the optic nerves. It also works as an Anti-inflammatory and irritation reducing remedy.
Celery ( Shalari in India ) protects the eyes from free radicals and improves vision.
Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) is a rich source of Beta Carotene and Vitamin C. It stimulates blood vessels and improves Eyesight.
Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. This nutrient helps to improve Eyesight and protect it from Eye Diseases.
Take the following herbs :
Chicory ( Kasni in India ) juice 20 ml
Celery ( Shalari in India ) juice 50 ml
Parsley ( Ajmood in India ) juice 40 ml
Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) juice 70 to 80 ml
Mix all the juices and drink it 2 times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Oily Skin 4

Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) absorbs excessive Oil from the Skin and makes the skin radiant. Honey ( Shehad in India ) has strong Antibacterial property which kills harmful bacteria and soothes the Skin.
Boil a Carrot. Blend it to form a thick paste. Add 2 tablespoons of Honey in it. Mix well. Apply this paste onto to the Skin. Leave it for 20 to 25 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water. Repeat this process 3 times a week.

Herbal Treatment For Premature Ejaculation 3

Egg ( Anda in India ) is rich in Vitamin D. This nutrient enhances the testosterone level and boosts up sex drive. Carrot ( Gaajar in India ) enhances the libido and sexual stamina.
Chop a fresh Carrot. Add one half boiled Egg and 1 to 2 tablespoons of Honey in it. Mix well. Have this mixture daily for 1 to 2 months.

Herbal Treatment For Edema 2

Drumstick Leaves are diuretic in nature.
Take some fresh Drumstick leaves juice. Add some carrot juice to it.
Drink it daily to reduce swelling associated with Edema.

Herbal Treatment For Urinary Tract Infection 14

Grind boiled Drumstick Leaves. Strain and add 3 teaspoons of Cucumber juice. To this mixture add 4 teaspoons of Carrot juice and a small amount of Rock Salt. Drink this mixture once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Erectile Dysfunction 2

Take 1 tablespoon of Honey, one boiled Egg and one cup of finely chopped Carrots. Mix well and consume it for 2 months.

Herbal Treatment For Wrinkles 17

Boil 2 carrots till they are soft and grind them to make a smooth paste. Add one teaspoon of Honey in it and mix them well. Apply it over the face for 25 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water.

Herbal Treatment For Coryza 2

Take out fresh half glass of Carrot juice and half glass of Spinach juice. Now add a pinch of long pepper powder to it. Drink this two times in a day. This will reduce the effects of Coryza.

Herbal Treatment For Egg Allergy 1

Mix Carrot juice and Cucumber juice in equal proportion. Drink it in the morning daily.
You can also use Beetroot juice in place of Cucumber.

Herbal Treatment For Gilbert's Syndrome

Extract the juice of fresh Spinach and Carrot. Drink one glass of the juice in a ratio of 1:1 once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Hepatomegaly 2

Extract the juice of Carrot, Cucumber and Spinach. Mix them in a ratio of 3:1:1. Drink it daily.

Herbal Treatment For Milk Allergy

Extract the juice of Carrot, Cucumber, Pomegranate and Beetroot. Mix them in equal proportion. Drink it daily in the morning.

Herbal Treatment For Pneumonitis 1

Drink one glass of fresh Beetroot juice, Cucumber juice and Carrot juice in a ratio of 1:1:3 daily.

Herbal Treatment For Pneumonitis 3

Take one glass of fresh Spinach juice and Carrot juice in a ratio of 2:3. Drink it twice daily.

Herbal Treatment For Seafood Allergy 1

Drink a glass of fresh Carrot juice mixed with Cucumber and Spinach juice daily.
In place of Cucumber you can also use Beetroot juice.
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14 Feb 2016
Dear team,

My body type is pitta,and whenever I take carrot juice ,it aggravates it.and make me feel unhealthy.

So how come the nature of carrot is cold.?

D. V. S. Prasadarao
20 Feb 2021
it would be very nice if dosage and length of treatment is given in every herb in the single herb cures.
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