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Dill, properties and natural remedies


L'Dill, Anethum graveolens, is an annual herbaceous plant that grows spontaneously in meadows and uncultivated land of low and medium hills; it's about aofficinal plantmuch appreciated for itsproperty in fact, fruits and roots are used asnatural remedyin multiple cases.

To take full advantage of thepropertyofdillthe fruits are harvested in late summer while the roots are taken in October.

THEdill seedsthey are small, elliptical in shape, the yellow flowers clustered together like an umbrella while the leaves are very thin, laciniate and green in color tending almost to blue.

Dill Properties
L'dillcan count on five different active ingredients:apiolo, fellandrene, limonene, pinene and saponin. These active ingredients perform differentproperty:

  • Antispasmodic
  • Aromatic
  • Carminative
  • Digestive
  • Galactofore
  • Sedative

Thetherapeutic propertiesofdillthey see him involved asnatural remedyto improve digestion, stimulate milk supply in young mothers (while dill is not recommended in pregnancy), to soothe nausea and colic, in additiondillit's aremedyto pass thehiccuppersistent.

Digestive properties
Prepare an infusion of 10 grams of seeds for each liter of water. You drink 2-3 cups a day to combat digestive atony, difficult digestions and nervous stomach pain.

Natural remedy for gastric and colic pains
An infusion of 8 grams of seeds is prepared for 10 minutes in a liter of water. We consume two cups a day to be taken after meals in two times.

Natural remedy for stomach swelling
An infusion of 3 grams of dill root in 100 grams of water is prepared. One cup after lunch and one after dinner.

Natural remedy for vomiting
20 grams of seeds are infused in a liter of water. Leave the seeds to infuse for 15 minutes. Drink half a cup a day.

Natural remedy for persistent hiccups
Infuse 2-4 grams of seeds in 1/4 of water with the addition of the juice of half a lemon.

L'Dill in Pregnancy
Contraindications: do not assume thedill in the period of pregnancy.

Dill in the kitchen
In the kitchen,dill, the seeds are consumed. The seeds are an excellent flavoring for sauces, vegetables, roasts and liqueurs. The seeds are also used for pastry recipes.


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