picture: mid-August 2004
Europe, Mediterranean region and Southern Russia
seed, leaf, volatile oil
antispasmodic, carminative, diuretic, galactagogue
to treat dyspepsia, flatulence and the colic associated, children's colic, stimulate milkflow in nursing mothers, halitosis
For indigestion/children's colic: brew dill seeds in hot water 1-2 teaspoons of seeds per cup of water for 15 minutes.
The name "dill" comes from the Norse "dylla" - to soothe!
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