Dill Seed



Country of Origin: India, Organic
Botanical Name: Antheum graveolens
Plant Part: Seeds
Note: Spiced and Earthy Aroma that is Characteristic of Dill



Man Found Standing Writes:

Dill Seed, Organically Grown: India (Antheum graveolens)

Dill is a historical spice native to the Mediterranean and a member of the celery family. As a medicinal erb it was mentioned inwriting as early as 1550 B.C. The Greek physician Dioscorides used to prescribe Dill so often that it became known as the “Herb of Dioscorides.” In American the seeds were popular to be chewed during long meetings to inhibit appetite, as well as to keep people’s stomachs from growling.

The essential oil extracted from the seeds has a strong herby fragrance and is significantly more therapeutic than plain Dill or Dill Weed essential oil that is just extracted from the plant and has a pleasant dill pickle smell. When purchasing this oil, make sure the bottle is labeled as “Dill Seed” to insure you are purchasing the most therapeutic oil.

Primary Usage: General health tonic. A great digestive aid (stimulates digestion, colic, flatulence, parasites, dry heaves, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, hiccups, soothing to the intestines, reduces intestinal fermentation, spasms, stimulates bile) and can be used on very young children as well as adults. Beneficial for diabetics (reduces blood glucose levels and support pancreatic function) and women (hormones, cramps, regulate the menstrual cycle, increase the quantity of breast milk, prevents early ovulation by acting as a natural contraceptive).

Secondary Usage: Urinary tract (detoxification, infection, pain, difficult urination, kidney disease, diuretic), promotes restful sleep (calming and relaxing), immune system (fever, flu, infections), lungs (cough, bronchitis, nasal congestion), and is beneficial for healing wounds.

Has been reported: Assists liver and gallbladder issues and acts as a natural blood thinner.

Descriptor: General Tonic, Digestive, Sedative, Hormone Balancing, Antiseptic

Application: Rub on location or diffuse. Put one to two drops in water and drink as needed.

Caution: Too much oil may slow down their flexes. Avoid or use only small trace amounts when pregnant.

Influences: Reduces stress, nervous tension, sharpens awareness, clears the mind, and assists to promote protection by bring the mind, body, and spirit back into alignment.

Medicine Wheel: Primary East and Secondary Center and North. Tonifies and Boosts Lung Qi.

Blends Well With: Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove Buds, Elemi, Lemon, Lime, Nutmeg, Orange, Peppermint, and Spearmint

Recipes: For digestive issues massage the stomach area with four drops of Dill Seed and two drops of Peppermint. To assist wrinkles, mix two drops Dill Seed with ¼ teaspoon carrier oil and gently apply it on your face and other wrinkle prone areas. For calming effects place a washcloth soaked in warm water with one or two drops of Dill Seed water. Place on face to experience the calming effects.


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