Description: Dill Seed Essential Oil is a fragrant oil derived from the seeds of the dill plant, scientifically known as Anethum graveolens. The oil is extracted through steam distillation from these seeds, capturing the essence of dill’s unique aroma. The oil possesses a distinctive herbal and slightly sweet scent with a touch of warmth. It exudes a sense of freshness and is often associated with culinary uses. Dill Seed Essential Oil’s pale yellow color and thin consistency make it versatile for various applications.
- Aroma: The oil carries a pleasant and recognizable herbal aroma with hints of sweetness, evoking feelings of comfort and familiarity.
- Culinary Uses: Dill Seed Essential Oil is often used to impart its distinct flavor to a variety of culinary creations, including soups, sauces, pickles, and salads.
- Digestive Support: Due to its carminative properties, the oil can be used in digestive blends to help alleviate digestive discomfort, bloating, and gas.
- Aromatherapy: Dill Seed Essential Oil can be included in aromatherapy blends to promote relaxation, mental clarity, and an overall sense of well-being.
- Skin Care: The oil’s potential soothing properties might make it suitable for inclusion in skincare formulations, although proper dilution is essential.
- Middle Note: In perfumery, Dill Seed Essential Oil is considered a middle note, contributing a balanced and harmonious aspect to fragrance blends.
Botanical Name: Anethum graveolens
Plant Part: Seeds or stems of the dill plant.
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Odor and Appearance: Slightly yellowish to light brown liquid.
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Main Constituents: Carvone, limonene, and α-phellandrene
Common Uses: Common uses of Dill Seed Essential Oil include its incorporation in culinary applications for flavoring dishes, its potential use in digestive blends to alleviate discomfort, its inclusion in aromatherapy blends to promote relaxation and mental clarity, and its utilization in skincare products for its potential soothing and revitalizing properties.
Note: Middle note.
Blends well with: Basil, Fennel, Orange, Lemon, Black Pepper, Ginger
Contraindications: Please check with your healthcare provider before use during pregnancy. Dill seed essential oil can irritate mucus membranes, inner ears, eyes, and other sensitive areas. It can also be harsh on sensitive skin. To test for sensitivity, apply a drop of Dill seed oil on a generally safe area like your palm’s backside. If you feel any uncomfortable tingling, wash off immediately with cold water. Despite its benefits with nursing mothers, aromatherapists generally discourage pregnant women from using Dill oil. If you crave some Dill while pregnant, you can use small quantities in your recipe. However, avoid concentrated Dill as it may be harmful to your health or fetus. Dill Seed essential oil is safe for dogs. It can help relieve digestion problems. It also works as an antioxidant and as a breath freshener.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.*
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