Delicious Dill Essential Oil harnesses the power of a plant that has tickled the taste buds in culinary creations for centuries. This is the loveliest distillation of dill weed we have ever inhaled – soft feathery notes that spell a soothing tonic.
Botanical name: Anethum graveolens
Botanical Family: Umbelliferae
Cultivation method: Organic
Country of Origin: France
Scent Description: Sweet, sharply herbaceous
Composition: 100% Anethum graveolens
Consistency: Thin viscosity
Part of Plant Distilled: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Blends well with: Lemon, Carrot Seed, Frankincense, Turmeric, Inula, and Rosemary.
Uses: Calms. Quells. Dilute to 1% to massage gently onto babies’ bellies. Melts twitchy muscles. Used as a flavor oil to replace the dried or fresh herb. A drop in salad dressings, in an olive oil drizzle for cucumbers and squash, on steamed potatoes, and in fresh borscht.
Dill is a member of the floral umbrella, umbelliferae, botanical family. It is a close cousin to Caraway and the seeds, which are tiny flattened fruit, are used in much of the same spicy way.
“The joy of creation is encapsulated in dill, and the taking in of spiritual nourishment form the heavens… With purity and optimism, dill shows a clear way to complete the tasks we undertake on our journey.” ~ Valerie Ann Worwood, Aromatherapy for the Soul
“The physician Galen commented that ‘dill procureth sleep, wherefore garlands of dill are worn at feasts’ (Gordon 1980: 69). The modern name comes from the Old Norse word dllla, which means “to lull” – alluding to its reputation for soothing…” ~ Jennifer Peace Rhind, Fragrance and Wellbeing