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Dill Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
English Name
Botanical Name
Peucedanum Graveolens, Anethum Graveolens
Hindi Name
Sova, Soa, Kadvi Saunf

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Dill Cures

Super Effective


Action of Dill

Nutrients in Dill

Highly Effective

Combines With

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Whole Plant, Dried Ripe Fruits

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Dill

It may cause Skin Irritation.
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Dill is a shrub.
It is a hardy annual plant.
It belongs to the Umbelliferae family.
It grows in a warm climate.
It grows up to 90 Cm.
Best used for Stomach Diseases.


Grown In

Common Names

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Materia Medica for Dill

Dill General

Dill ( Soa in Hindi ) is associated with the Umbelliferae family. It has its origin from Asia. It is widely used as a flavoring agent.
It is a good source of Antioxidants. The Flavonoids present in it act as an Antiinflammatory and Antiviral in nature.
It is a super effective remedy used to cure symptoms associated with Menstrual Disorders. It provides relief from painful cramps during the menstruation and Menopausal symptoms. It regulates the Menstrual Periods and hinders the risk of Scanty Menses.
It aids Indigestion and Flatulence. It works as an Appetizer. It also relieves Colic.
The Calcium component present in it is beneficial for Bone development. It supports in repairing of injured bones. It completes the essential bone minerals lost. It is effective for Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Besides, it also counters with the problem of Bad Breath and Hiccups.
The Antimicrobial property boosts the Immunity. It protects the body against Infections. It combats Cold, Cough, and Flu like symptoms.
It is recommended to lactating mothers to increase the production of Breast Milk. It is a good remedy to treat Insufficient Breast Milk.
It produces a Calming effect and helps to get over with the problem of Insomnia.
Single Herb

Dill for Swelling

Mark some Castor Oil on the leaves of Dill.
Heat lightly and apply.

Dill for Insomnia

Soak some Dill Flowers in a jug of drinking water. Drink it frequently.
Finely grind the Dill seeds. Soak 1 tablespoon in 1 glass hot water for 5 Minutes. Take with 1 tablespoon of Honey

Dill for Flatulence

Soak some Dill Flowers in a jug of drinking water. Drink it frequently.
OR Finely grind the Dill seeds. Soak 1 tablespoon in 1 glass hot water for 5 Minutes. Take it with 1 tablespoon of Honey twice a day.
OR Steep One teaspoon of slightly crushed Dill seeds in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Now cool and strain. Take a cup before meal. This remedy is an effective treatment for Flatulence.

Dill For Stomach Ache

Soak some Dill Flowers in a jug of drinking water. Drink it frequently.
Finely grind the Dill seeds. Soak 1 tablespoon in 1 glass hot water for 5 Minutes. Take with 1 tablespoon of Honey

Dill for Anorexia

Powder the dried Dill leaves. Add equal quantities of Sugar. Take One tablespoon with One glass hot water.

Dill for Headache

Powder the dried leaves. Add equal quantity of Sugar. Take one tsp with a glass of hot water.

Dill for Earache

Powder the dried Dill leaves. Add equal quantity of Sugar. Take One tsp with a glass of hot water.
Soak 1/2 tsp Dill seeds in 1 glass boiling water. Strain it and drink. It promotes delayed menstruation.

Dill for Ascaris

Take 20 drops of fresh Dill leaves juice along with 1 tsp Honey.

Dill for Bad Breath

Chew half tablespoon of Dill seeds.
OR : Prepare a tea of Dill leaves. Drink twice a day..
Add 3 drops of Dill oil in 1 tsp of Honey. Take it after your meal.

Dill for Digestive Disorder

Chew 3 g Dill seeds after your every meal.

Dill for Diarrhea

Fry 1 tsp Dill seeds in Clarified Butter. Take it twice a day.

Dill for Dysentery

Add quarter tsp Dill seeds in 100 g Yogurt. Have it with your meal.
Mix Dill seeds with Honey in 1:4 ratio. Take quarter tsp of it thrice a day.

Dill as Galactagogue

Make a tea of Dill Seeds. Drink it twice a day.
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Herbal Treatment For Insomnia 4

Mix Aniseed,Chamomile, Dill and Hops in equal quantities. Soak 1 tablespoon of this mixture in 1/2 cup boiling water for 5 Minutes. Add some honey in it. Take at night before you sleep.

Herbal Treatment For Insomnia 5

Take equal quantities of Dill, Mint and Fennel. Soak 1 tsp in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take with Honey at bed time.

Herbal Treatment For Indigestion 2

Take combined mixture of White poplar, Balmony, Aniseed and Golden Seal for treatment of Indigestion .

Herbal Treatment For Athlete's Foot 1

Prepare a paste of raw Tomatoes, Basil leaves, Celery, Carrot, Dill, Fennel, Sage and Thyme. Apply this paste on the affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Premenstrual Syndrome 2

Take seeds of the following herbs in equal quantity :
Dill, Fenugreek, Carrot and Radish. Powder them together. Have one teaspoon with lukewarm water twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Indigestion 1

Mix equal quantities of Aniseed, Caraway, Dill and Fennel. Add dried Mint leaves in it. Steep 1 tsp in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 30 Minutes before a meal.
Queries on Dill
M. Siddique ( Sri Lanka )
05 Jun 2016
What is the Sinhala name for Dill?

Thank you
14 Jun 2016
Hi M. Siddique I think Dill in sinhala called äänduru. Thank you
06 Mar 2018
In Sinhala it called Satha Kuppa.
Chandra ( INDIA/Tamil Badu )
06 Mar 2017
Is Dill useful for allergy causing watering of nose, sore throat
10 Mar 2017
Chandra. Allergy can be of any or many kinds--
For example : Food, Egg, Milk, Fragrance, Corn, Peanut, Gluten. Also,
The causes can be : Dust, Genes, Pets,Insects, Pollen, etc. So please share other symptoms as well. So that we can suggest you an absolute cure.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Navneet ( India )
25 Jul 2018
Can dill or kadvi saunf ajwain kaadha b used during labor pain?
06 May 2019
For severe leg cramps what is the solution
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