Medicinal plant used in phytotherapy especially due to its carminative effect, normally in cases of digestive disorders, it is presented in the form of tea or essential oil.


Portuguese name: dill, dill, endrao, dill, dill-dill (the leaves)
Binomial name: Anethum graveolens L.
French name: aneth , fenouil bâtard, faux-anis
English name: dill
German name: Dill , Dille
Italian name: puzzolente aneto, dilla
Spanish name: eneldo, wild hinojo, anneldo, aneto




Essential oil (based on carvone, anethole and limonene).

parts used

Aerial parts (leaves, seeds and fruits).


Carminative, diuretic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial.


– Flatulence (bloating)

– Hiccups

– Nausea and vomiting

– Indigestion

– Lactation (in tea for breastfeeding)


Dill essential oil is contraindicated for pregnant and lactating women.


– Infusion (tea)

– Essential oil

Where does dill grow?

Dill grows mainly in Europe and North America, but can also be found in the Middle East.

Plant it yourself!

A planter seeded with dill, planted in soil good for potted plants is always good.

Interesting Observations

– The dill plant is not much used in herbal medicine, but it can be useful against hiccups or during lactation (which is also found in the infusion for breastfeeding).

– Dill is also used in aromatherapy in the form of an essential oil, consult a specialist for more information on its use.

– Dill is used in cooking in the preparation of fish, especially in northern European countries.

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