Description : Dill Seed Oil is obtained from the mature seeds through steam distillation of the mature seeds. The color of dill seed oil is a slightly yellowish to light brown liquid. The dill seed oil is known for its caraway-like aroma because it has a higher carvone content
Uses : There are several uses of dill oil, but it is popularly used in medicine, food, perfume, and soap manufacturing because of its pleasant aroma. It’s known for its healing properties, such as:
- Antimicrobial –It contains a high concentration of carvone.
- Antispasmodic – Its relaxing and calming effect can help pacify spasmodic attacks.
- Sedative – it also has a sedating effect and promotes drowsiness
Dill oil also promotes milk production for nursing mothers as well as treating breast congestion due to nursing.4
When mixed in lotions or creams, dill oil can be used to heal wounds. I also recommend using it in vapor therapy for calming the nerves and relieving tension.
Benefits : Dill oil is usually used for digestive problems such as constipation, loss of appetite, and indigestion. Because of dill’s carminative properties, it can help stop gas formation in the intestines. It also has a calming and soothing effect that helps reduce nervousness and relieves anxiety and depression.
Other benefits :
- Promotes restful sleep, making it ideal for people who suffer from insomnia.
- Helps reduce inflammation in the mouth and throat.
- Alleviates the symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children by mixing it with chamomile tea.6
- May be used as a protection from head lice by rubbing it on the scalp.
- Works as a diuretic and helps treat urinary tract infection (UTI) by regulating urine excretion without any difficulty
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