Dill essential oil is extracted through steam distillation of dried seeds and the whole plant of dill, botanically known as Anethum Sowa. The basic components of dill essential oil are D-Carvone, Dillapiol, Eugenol, Limonene, Terpinene, and Myristicin. Since ancient times, dill seeds have been associated with magical healing powers. In the olden times, Romans applied dill oil topically before charging into battle because they believed that it could reduce nervousness and stress. It was also believed that the oil can protect against witchcraft as well as used as an ingredient for love potions.
Aromatically, Dill Seed Oil possesses a slightly earthy, fresh, sweet, herbaceous aroma that blends well with essential oils in the citrus, spice, wood and herbaceous families. Dill seed oil's chemical constituents are limonene, α-pinene, γ-Terpinene, decanal, terpinene-4-ol, β-elemene, cis-Dihydrocarvone and caryophyllene, trans-hydrocarone, carvone and dillapiole.
Pale yellow to coloured liquid
Fresh, warm, spicy, grass-like odour
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0.890-0.920 @ 20°C
1.480-1.492 @ 20°C
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Insoluble in Water; soluble in alcohols
Dill essential oil is exceptionally good at treating fungal infections, both topically and when consumed. While most natural anti-fungals work to disrupt the cell membrane of the fungi, dill essential oil helps to cure these infections by triggering fungal cell apoptosis, or programmed death. This is superior in many ways, as it is an effective management technique and is less likely to be resistant to a course of therapy. Combined with conventional anti-fungal treatments, it may all but guarantee a high cure rate.
KILLS HEAD LICE
Dill essential oil is surprisingly effective at killing and repelling head lice, pests that are always unwelcome on their host scalp. Though it seemingly has no effect on nits, it does disrupt the nervous system of adult lice, and can act as a natural repellant of sorts, keeping them from causing a re-infestation.
SPEEDS UP WOUND HEALING
Dill essential oil holds significant anti-bacterial property, as was previously established. It can be used for more than consumption, however, since applied to wounds, it can prevent infection and speed up the healing process. Bacterial co-infection can greatly slow down the healing process, and is likely to result in a more prominent scar from the delayed recovery.
FIGHTS AGAINST BAD BREATH
Bad breath is a very peculiar problem. It can arise anytime without any symptoms and if someone doesn’t tell you about it then there is no way you can figure it out yourself. Dill seeds have amazing carmative properties which are really good in fighting and beating bad breath problems.
Dill essential oil is a powerhouse in the GI field, have numerous benefits on its health and well-being. In addition to curing numerous ailments of the digestive system, it can also stimulate the digestive process and improve your nutrient absorptive capacities. The essential oil extracted from the seeds smoothens the intestines so that there is no pain encountered during bowel movements. It starts by increasing saliva secretion, which starts the digestive process by breaking down starches we put in our mouth.
It is useful is trying to treat associated symptoms of food poisoning, bloating, and diarrhea, it is a very effective agent in boosting your defense against cancer, especially those of the mouth and throat, it assist with the management of blood pressure, as diuretics help to flush out excess water and sodium, which in turn helps to reduce blood volume and pressure on vessel walls.