Dill  Anethum graveolens

Dill is an annual herb in the Apiaceae family and is the sole species of the genus Anethum. Dill has a myriad of traditional health benefits. The Ancient Egyptians used it for its soothing effects and to ward off evil spirits. The Greeks thought of dill as a symbol of wealth and the Romans believed it brought good fortune, therefore they would make wreaths of dill to adorn athletes and heroes. Dill essential oil has many health benefits with its main benefit being the ability to support digestion by stimulating digestive juices in the stomach.*

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Primary Benefits

  • Supports digestion and overall GI health*
  • Provides powerful antioxidant protection*
  • Purifying to the body’s systems*

 

Aromatic Description
Herbaceous, grassy, fresh

Collection Method
Steam distillation

Plant Part
Seed

Main Constituents
Limonene, Carvone, α-phellandrene

Limonene, the monoterpene which is the primary chemical constituent of dill essential oil, is a very common ingredient in hand cleansers because its ability to dissolve oil.
Aromatic Usage Suggestions

  • Diffuse with Bergamot and Lemon to lessen stress and anxious feelings
Topical Usage Suggestions

  • Combine with lotion or carrier oil for a soothing massage
Internal Use Suggestions:

  • Add to marinades, soups, and salads to enhance flavor
  • Use when canning to help preserve garden vegetables
  • Add 1–2 drops to an herbal tea before bedtime to promote a restful sleep*
May be applied topically without dilution (neat).

Directions For Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.