Dill is a member of the Umbelliferae (parsley) family. It grows to about three feet high with inflorescence of yellow flowers, appearing in the summer.
Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid that darkens over time.
Dill Seed essential oil is mostly used in Aromatherapy because of its stimulating, revitalizing, restoring, purifying, and balancing properties.
Dill Seed works well with other spice oils, Elemi, Peppermint, and Caraway.
The name is derived from the Norse word Dilla meaning to lull. The Anglo Saxons used dill medicinally for many health problems, but it was commonly used as a carminative; the Emperor Charlemagne kept it on his tables as a digestive aid for guests. Modern-day dill pickles are considered an appetite-suppressing food.
Dill Seed Essential Oil is non-toxic and non-irritating. Nonetheless, it should be avoided during pregnancy.