Dill Seed Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens
Common Method Of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seed
Note Classification: Middle
Aroma: Dry, fresh, warm, spicy
Largest Producing Countries: Italy, France, Germany, and Spain
Traditional Use: The most widely known use for dill is pickles.
Properties: Antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, hypotensive, stimulant, stomachic
Benefits: Cramps, diarrhea, flatulence, indigestion, stimulates appetite. The majority of the benefits from dill oil are associated with the abdomen.
Blends Well With: Black pepper, caraway, cinnamon, citrus oils, clove, elemi, nutmeg, peppermint, spearmint
Of Interest: Dill and Caraway are very similar to each other in spice and oil form. They may be substituted for each other in aroma blends and cooking or baking.
Safety Data: Generally considered safe.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.