aka Anethum graveolens
Propagate : seedings
Light : sunny
Water : once or twice a day
Soil: good drainage
Fertilizer: twice a month
Promotes Digestion : Dill has been used as a traditional medicine for gastrointestinal ailments such as flatulence, indigestion, stomachache, according to studies. The essential oils present in it are stimulating and they activate the secretion of bile and digestive juices. These oils also stimulate the peristaltic motion of the intestine, easing the passage of bowel movements and relieving constipation.
Prevents Insomnia : The essential oils found in herbs have peculiar and powerful properties. They are simultaneously stimulating, sedative, and hypnotic, that is they stimulate as well as pacify. The essential oils in dill are no exception. The flavonoids and vitamin-B complex present in its essential oils, activate the secretion of certain enzymes and hormones which have calming and hypnotic effects, thereby helping people get a good night’s sleep.
Maintains Bone Health : The calcium content of dill means that it is an important in protecting you from bone loss and the loss of bone mineral density. Osteoporosis affects millions of people each year, and calcium, along with other essential minerals, is a key component in the proper growth and development of bones and the repair of injured bones as well.
Manages Diabetes : Dill has long been associated with diabetes and the management of insulin levels.Studies have indicated that they can help reduce the fluctuations of serum lipids and insulin levels in corticosteroid-induced diabetes.
Prevents Excess Gas : Dill can help prevent the embarrassing condition of excessive gas. If gas continues to build up, it can actually be a dangerous situation where it presses on the delicate organs of the chest cavity. A carminative forces gas downward through the digestive tract and allow it to leave the body in a safe way.
Cures Diarrhea : In terms of indigestion, dill can be quite helpful, as it has very good digestive properties. Secondly, the herb can help due to the monoterpenes and flavonoids present in its essential oils, which are germicidal or bactericidal in nature. They can help cure diarrhea by inhibiting microbial infections that try to attack the body.
Relieves Arthritis Pain : Dill has long been known as an anti-inflammatory herb, meaning that it helps reduce inflammation and the associated pain of diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and arthritis.
Stimulates Menstruation : The flavonoids in the essential oil of dill are stimulating and emmenagogic in nature, which means that they stimulate the secretion of certain hormones that help maintain proper menstrual cycles in women.