Dill Weed Organic Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Dill is a member of the Umbelliferae (parsley) family, growing 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.
Common Uses: As a medicinal plant, Organic Dill Weed Essential Oil has been used as an antispasmodic, carminative, diuretic, stimulant and stomachic. It has also been used as a remedy for colic and insomnia and as a stimulant for lactation. It also has chemical constituents that are effective as insect repellents.
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends well with: Dill Weed works well with other spice oils, Elemi, Peppermint and Caraway.
Aromatic Scent: Organic Dill Weed Essential Oil is fresh and sweet with anise (licorice) like qualities.
History: The name Dill is derived from the Norse word Dilla meaning to ‘lull’, relating to the carminative properties of the herb.