Dill (Anethum graveolens or “dill weed”) is an annual herb in the celery family Apiaceae. The herb is not only used in dill cucumber pickle brine but in many dishes around the world. Dill has also been used for medicinal purposes for more than 2,000 years. Both its seeds and leaves can be used. Apart from giving a strong, tangy, appetizing flavour and taste, it has many medicinal properties, which mainly come from certain compounds such as monoterpenes, as well as flavonoids, minerals, and certain amino acids.

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Health Benefits of Dill Seeds: 

1- Dill is an excellent source of protein, carbohydrates, phosphorus, vitamin A, iron, magnesium, sodium and potassium. The herb also contains a small amount of riboflavin, niacin, and zinc. (1,2,4)

2- The calcium content of dill means that it is an important element in protecting you from bone loss and the loss of bone mineral density. (1,2,5)

3- The essential oils found in dill have peculiar and powerful properties. They are simultaneously stimulating, sedative, and hypnotic. 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. (1,2,6)

4- 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. (1,2,3)

5- The antimicrobial properties of dill can help prevent infections in the mouth and minimize damage caused by the gums and teeth by free radicals. (1,2,7)

6- Dill may have anti-cancer activities. Methanol extracts of dill show antiproliferative activities against specific tumor cell lines. (1,2,8)

7- Dill can help prevent excessive gas. As a carminative, dill forces gas downward through the digestive tract and allows it to leave the body safely. (1,2,9)

8- Dill essential oil is disinfectant in nature and it helps to inhibit fungal infections effectively. (1,2,10)






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