Dill Seed Essential Oil (India)
Active Ingredient: Carvone: 26.14%, Limonene: 35.5%
Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Dill is a member of the Umbelliferae (parsley) family. It grows to about three feet high with inflorescence of yellow flowers, appearing in the summer.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid that darkens over time.
Aromatic Scent: Dill Seed Essential Oil has a fresh, herbaceous scent that is gentle, warm and spicy.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Dill Seed works well with other spice oils, Elemi, Peppermint and Caraway.
Common Uses: Essential oils such as Dill Seed Oil are mostly used in aromatherapy because of its stimulating, revitalizing, restoring, purifying, and balancing properties.
History: The name is derived from the Norse word Dilla meaning to lull. The Anglo Saxons used dill medicinally for many health problems, but it was commonly used as a carminative; the Emperor Charlemagne kept it on his tables as a digestive aid for guests. Modern-day dill pickles are considered an appetite-suppressing food.
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