Action: Dill is antispasmodic, antibacterial, an expectorant, and a stimulant.
Traditional Uses: The dill plant is mentioned in the Papyrus of Ebers from Egypt (1550 BC). Roman gladiators rubbed their skin with dill before each match. It is used in European hospitals.
Indications: Dill has been researched at Cairo University for its effects in glucose and insulin levels and supporting pancreatic function.
Other Uses: Dill oil may help bronchial problems, liver deficiencies, indigestion, constipation, headaches, indigestion, and nervousness. It mat also help normalize insulin levels, lower glucose levels, promote milk flow in nursing mothers, and support pancreatic function.
Application: Apply topically on the abdomen and the bottom of the feet. May be added to food or rice milk as a dietary supplement.
Fragrant Influence Dill calms the autonomic nervous system and, when diffused with Roman chamomile, may help calm fidgety children.
Safety Data: If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician.
Companion Oils: Nutmeg and citrus oils: lemon, orange, etc.