Dill Scientific Name
Dill Other Names
Hindi: Sowa, Pithapasadaa, Soyo
French: Aneth odorant, Fenouil bâtard
German: Dill, Gurkenkraut
What is Dill?
Common forms of Dill
Dill is commonly used for:
- Treating high cholesterol
- Improving and maintinaing healthy appetite
- Fighting infections
- Curing digestive tract and urinary tract problems
- Treating spasms caused by rheumatoid arthritis (when used in combination with Flax seeds and Castor seeds)
- Treating Intestinal gas (flatulence)
- Treating sleep disorders
- Fever, Cold and Cough and some cases of bronchitis
- Fighting Liver and Gallbladder problems
Oil: 1-3 drops
Seeds: 1/2 tsp daily
Leaves: used as food
Dill Side-effects and Warnings
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Avoid therapeutic doses of Dill if you are pregnant. It is best to avoid its use during menstrual periods.
Children: Not Known.