Dill

Latin Name :  Anethum Gravulens, Fam.Umbelliferae
Dill is a tall, feathery annual, Anethum graveolens, of the parsley family, the name is derived from the old Norse word "dilla" meaning "to lull" because it was used to lull babies to sleep, and as an antidote to witchcraft and sorcery.

Sensoric quality :   Aromatic charactaristic taste

Main constituents :  volatile oils, Carvone, Limonene

Uses:  Dill Seed and Dill Weed are not good substitutions for each other. Dill Weed, with its delicate flavor, enhances fish, shellfish, vegatables, and dips.

Availability :  Seeds, Leaves

Medicinal Uses :  ANTIFLATULANT, COLONIC RELAXANT