Properties & Uses:
Dill has a grassy, dry, spicy aroma and is steam distilled from the seeds and leaves/stems of the plant. It is clear in color.
Dill essential oil is useful for bloating and other digestive challenges and it also stimulates appetite.
It blends well with citrus and spice oils such as lemon and nutmeg, and also caraway and the mints, spearmint or peppermint.
Side Effects: of Dill
Not for use in pregnancy. The compound apiole in dill is such a powerful emmenagogue that most herbalists warn pregnant women not to use it in medicinal concentrations. (Dill pickles are OK)
Medicinal Herbal :Dill
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Like cilantro, both the leaves weed (dill weed) and seeds can be used for seasoning, and both have the same medicinal properties.