Dill is used to season food and to treat various ailments. It helps treat and prevent many health problems. Both leaves and seeds have therapeutic value.
Dill contains appreciable amounts of potassium, sulfur and sodium, vitamins A, B1 and C. Volatile dill oil contains between 40-60% charcoal.
Like all spicy vegetables, dill leaves have tonic-appetizing and stomachic properties. At the same time, they stimulate diuresis and eliminate gas from the stomach. Dill seeds are highly carminative, being useful in combating insomnia.
In the form of infusion, dill stimulates the digestive system, the seeds stop hiccups, headaches cough, stimulates lactation, helps eliminate intestinal gas, reduces cramps and has the action of intestinal antiseptic.
Dill stops hiccups, stimulates appetite and may even improve libido and overall tone. In case of water retention, gastric spasms, excess weight, or ulcers, it is recommended to drink a dill infusion 2-3 times a day.
You can benefit from its properties by administering dill juice.
How to prepare dill juice
Mix a handful of fresh dill leaves with 4 tablespoons of water, then leave to soak for half an hour. The juice is consumed immediately or stored in the refrigerator for no more than 4 hours. It is not administered alone, but diluted in a little carrot root juice.