Dill Herbal Remedies
This well-known pickling spice is used medicinally as a carminative to relieve gas pains (especially for children) and to relieve colic and indigestion. Dill seeds are chewed to improve the breath and are made into tea to stimulate lactation. Dill has a taste of SPICY and a temperature of WARM.
Dill Proper Dose
|Dill Infusion||1 cup 2-3 x daily|
Dill Reference Information
|Latin Name||Anethum graveolens|
|Herb Forms||Bulk herb.|
|Botanical Info||An aromatic ferny annual or biennial of the parsley family with a smooth erect stem and umbrella-like flowering parts.|
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