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Summary

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.

names

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

Family

Apiaceae

Constituents

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

parts used

Aerial parts (leaves, seeds and fruits).

Effects

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

Indications

– Flatulence (bloating)

– Hiccups

– Nausea and vomiting

– Indigestion

– Lactation (in tea for breastfeeding)

Contraindication

Dill essential oil is contraindicated for pregnant and lactating women.

Preparations

– 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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