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Dill Weed Organic Essential Oil  


$ 242.20

Extraction Method - Steam Distillation

Certificate - ISO, GMP, Organic, IFRA, FSSAI, Halal

Source - Leaves


Botanical Name:  Anethum graveolens L. Common name:  Dill Herb Plant fa Read More

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Botanical Name: 

Anethum graveolens L.

Common name: 

Dill Herb

Plant family: 





A thin, colourless to pale yellow liquid that darkens over time.


A middle note of medium aroma, Organic Dill Weed Essential Oil is fresh and sweet with qualities similar to anise seed.

Blends With:

Dill Weed works well with other spice oils, Elemi, Peppermint, and Caraway.





Method of Extraction:

Steam Distillation


The genus name Anethum is derived from Greek word aneeson or aneeton, which means strong smelling. Its common use in Ayurvedic medicine is in abdominal discomfort, colic and for promoting digestion. Ayurvedic properties of shatapushpa are katu tikta rasa, usna virya, katu vipaka, laghu, tiksna and snigdha gunas. It cures ‘vata’, ‘kapha’, ulcers, abdominal pains, eye diseases and uterine pains. Charaka prescribed the paste of Linseed, castor seeds and shatapushpa (A. graveolens) pounded with milk for external applications in rheumatic and other swellings of joints. Kashyapa samhitaa attributed tonic, rejuvenating and intellect promoting properties to the herb (A. graveolens). It is used in Unani medicine in colic, digestive problem and also in gripe water. Anethum graveolens L. is used in the preparations of more than 56 ayurvedic preparations, which include Dasmoolarishtam, Dhanwanthararishtam, Mrithasanjeevani, Saraswatharishtam, Gugguluthiktaquatham, Maharasnadi kashayam, Dhanwantharam quatham and so on. Anethum graveolens L. (dill) believed to be the native of South-west Asia or South-east Europe. It is indigenous to Mediterranean, southern USSR and Central Asia. Since Egyptian times, Anethum has been used as a condiment and also in medicinal purposes. It was used by Egyptian doctors 5000 years ago and traces have been found in Roman ruins in Great Britain. In the Middle Ages it was thought to protect against witchcraft. Greeks covered their heads with dill leaves to induce sleep.

Anethum sowa L. (Bengali-Shulfa) belonging to the family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae), comes under genus Anethum and it is an annual and winter spice crop in Bangladesh. It is mostly grown in the northern part of Bangladesh. A variant called Indian dill or sowa (Anethum sowa Roxb.) is largely cultivated in Bangladesh, India, Egypt and Japan. Indigenous people consume it as a spice for a flavoring agent in food preparation. The herb grows ordinarily 2–2.5 ft. in height with small feathery leaves, tapped and branched roots. The chemical composition of the essential oil of the two chemotypes i.e. European dill (Anethum graveolens L.) and Indian dill (Anethum sowa L.) are differentiated mainly by the apiol and carvone content. Anethum sowa is rich in apiol whereas Anethum graveolens is rich in carvone. The typical flavor of dill herb oil is due to ?-phellandrene, limonene and dill ether (anethofuran). The green herb, seeds and its roots are used as folkloric medicine e.g. aromatic, carminative especially useful in the treatment of flatulence, colic and hiccups of infants and children. Recently, it has been reported that seed essential oils are the potential source of antioxidant and also have antimicrobial and antispasmodic properties.


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As per NAHA guidelines, New Directions Aromatics (NDA) does not recommend the ingestion of essential oils. It is imperative to consult a medical practitioner before using Essential Oils for therapeutic purposes. Pregnant and nursing women and those taking prescription drugs are especially advised not to use this product without the medical advice of a physician. The oil should always be stored in an area that is inaccessible to children, especially those under the age of 7.

Anethum graveolens L. (dill) has been used in ayurvedic medicines since ancient times and it is a popular herb widely used as a spice and also yields essential oil. It is an aromatic and annual herb of apiaceae family. The Ayurvedic uses of dill seeds are carminative, stomachic and diuretic. There are various volatile components of dill seeds and herb; carvone being the predominant odorant of dill seed and ?-phellandrene, limonene, dill ether, myristicin are the most important odorants of dill herb. Other compounds isolated from seeds are coumarins, flavonoids, phenolic acids and steroids.

Dill Seed Essential Oil in Pharma

Different parts of Anethum sowa L. is used in folk medicine as a carminative for the treatment of flatulence, colic and hiccups of infants and children, antioxidant, antimicrobial and antispasmodic agent. Anethum is used as an ingredient in gripe water, given to relieve colic pain in babies and flatulence in young children. The seed is aromatic, carminative, mildly diuretic, galactogogue, stimulant and stomachic the essential oil in the seed relieves intestinal spasms and griping, helping to settle colic. The carminative volatile oil improves appetite, relieves gas and aids digestion. Chewing the seeds improves bad breath. Anethum stimulates milk flow in lactating mothers, and is often given to cattles for this reason. It also cures urinary complaints, piles and mental disorders.

Essence of Dill Seed Essential Oil

Anethum seeds are used as a spice and its fresh and dried leaves called dill weed are used as condiment and tea. The aromatic herb is commonly used for flavoring and seasoning of various foods such as pickles, salads, sauces and soups. Fresh or dried leaves are used for boiled or fried meats and fish, in sandwiches and fish sauces. It is also an essential ingredient of sour vinegar. Dill oil is extracted from seeds, leaves and stems, which contains an essential oil used as flavoring in food industry. It is used in perfumery to aromatize detergents and soaps and as a substitute for caraway oil.


·        Promotes digestion

·        Reduces menstrual cramps

·        Helps reduce depression

·        Lowers cholesterol

·        May act as a natural bug repellent

·        May treats epilepsy

·        Provides a source of energy and aids in

·        Digestion through beneficial fatty acids

·        Contains antimicrobial effects

·        Protects against free radicals



Key Constituents

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Anthofuran (dill ether)
















Safety Summary

·        Hazards: drug interaction.

·        Cautions (oral): diabetes medication.

·        Inhalation: Inhalation of high concentrations of vapor may result in irritation of eyes, nose and throat, headache, nausea, and dizziness

Organ-specific effects

·        Adverse skin reactions: Undiluted Indian dill seed oil was moderately irritating to rabbits, but was not irritating to mice or pigs; tested at 4% on 25 volunteers it was neither irritating nor sensitizing. It is non-phototoxic. Skin contact Repeated or prolonged contact can cause redness, irritation and scaling of skin (Dermatitis). Adverse skin effects should be prevented by normal care and personal hygiene.

·        Cardiovascular effects: Dill oil reduced blood glucose levels in both normal and alloxan-diabetic rats following sc injection at 27 mg/kg.

·        Ingestion: Low order toxicity causing irritation of the stomach and intestines which results in nausea and vomiting.

·        Eye contact: May irritate eyes.

Systemic effects

·        Acute toxicity: Dill weed oil acute oral LD50 in rats 4.04 mL/kg; acute dermal LD50 in rabbits>5 g/kg.

·        Carcinogenic/anticarcinogenic potential: Dill weed oil induced chromosome aberrations in human lymphocytes and also was genotoxic in fruit flies. However, it significantly induced glutathione S-transferase activity in mouse tissues, as do (þ)-carvone, (þ)-limonene and anethofuran . (þ)-Carvone is not a rodent carcinogen; both carvone and (þ)-limonene display anticarcinogenic activity.

·        Drug interactions: Antidiabetic medication, because of cardiovascular effects, above.



·        Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects environment. Avoid any pollution of ground, surface or underground water.

·        Persistence & degradability Biodegradability: no degradability data is available; the substance is considered as not degrading quickly.

·        Bioaccumulation Potential No additional data available.

·        Mobility in soil No additional data available.

·        Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment No additional data available.

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