Aneth

food, spice, cooking

Dill is mostly well known as a seasoning herb for cucumbers and salads. However, like its brother, the fennel, it has numerous healing properties. Its milk-supporting property is particularly noteworthy. It also relieves flatulence in babies.

Description de l'usine

The entire plant has a strong dill smell. This is how it can be distinguished from other umbellifers. The stems of the annual dill grow to a height of up to one metre at flowering time. The thread-thin leaves are bluish and delicately double pinnate. The yellow flower umbels are large but airy. and very delicate.

Caractéristiques

Nom scientifique
Anethum graveolens.

Famille de plantes
Apiaceae.

Pièces d'usine usagées
Leaf & seed.

Période de récolte
June to September.

Medicinal Properties

Utilisation principale : Digestion.

Effets de guérison

        • Problèmes d'estomac
        • Flatulences
        • Breast milk
        • Insomnie
        • Uterus cramps
        • Perte d'appétit
        • Hémorroïdes
        • Crampes menstruelles
        • Ulcères

Méthodes d'application

        • Par voie orale
        • Par voie topique

Forms of Preparation

Thé

Dill seeds can be used as tea or boiled in wine to combat flatulence, stomach cramps and to stimulate milk production. As a mild tea it also helps against flatulence in babies, similar to fennel.

Sitz bath

When used as a sitz bath, the herb helps against uterine cramps, for example in painful menstruation.

Warm Compress

As a warm compress in olive oil, dill helps against ulcers.

Alimentation

However, the most common use of dill is in the kitchen. It is used to season cucumbers, salads and sauces.

 

Synonymes :
Shi Luo Zi, Suva Dana
Dill (Wiktionary)

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪɫ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Wikispecies

Etymology 1

From Middle English dile, from Old English dile (dill, anise); from Proto-Germanic *dilja-, of uncertain, probably non-Indo-European origin, possibly a west European substrate.

Cognate with Old Saxon dilli, Dutch dille, Swedish dill, German Dill.

Noun

dill (countable and uncountable, plural dills

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