Botanical Name: Anethum sowa
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seed
Odor: Dry, fresh, warm, spicy
Country of Origin: India
Use: The most widely known use for dill is pickles.
Properties: Antispasmodic, bactericidal, carminative, digestive, emmenagogue, hypotensive, stimulant, stomachic
Blends Well With: Black pepper, caraway, cinnamon, citrus oils, clove, elemi, nutmeg, peppermint, spearmint
Our dill essential oil is extracted from Anethum sowa - also known as Indian Dill. It is very closely related to A. graveolens, which is also known as Peucedanum graveolens and Fructus anethi and it is of the Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) family. The properties of these two types are very much alike, although the A. sowa is a more "rounded" oil in comparison.
Dill Seed Oil/Dill Oil helps in easing the mind, calms headaches and thus helps with excess sweating due to nervous tension. It also play an active role in stimulating the milk flow in nursing mothers, while promoting the healing of wounds. Moreover, these soothes the nerves and is helpful for digestive problems in adults. These has sedating and calming effects on nerves and brain for various health problems. Further, these are also used to get rid of anxiety, tension, anger, depression and even hypertension.
Dill oil helps to overcome the feeling of being overwhelmed and is also helpful for digestive problems in adults, easing flatulence, constipation and hiccups.
It eases the mind, calms headaches and helps with excess sweating due to nervous tension. It can also stimulate milk flow in nursing mothers, while promoting the healing of wounds.
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.)