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Dill Herb Essential Oil (Anethum Graveolens)

Dill Herb Essential Oil (Anethum Graveolens)

Dill Herb Essential Oil (Anethum Graveolens)

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100% Pure Essential Oil

ORIGIN: England
EXTRACTION: Steam distillation of the green leaves.
SCENT: Refreshingly clean, grassy, warm, spearmint-like.

A fine example of Dill Herb Essential Oil, which was purchased directly from the English grower and distiller to ensure its purity and help with the environment.

Dill essential oil is reviving and clearing. It can also be beneficial to the digestive system and has been used this way for many years.

Blends well with the following essential oils:
Elemi, Peppermint, Lemon, Orange, Grapefruit, Cinnamon, Black Pepper and Nutmeg.

PRECAUTIONS:-

Dill essential oil is non-toxic and non-irritant. However, as with anything, there could be possible sensitization in some individuals (Tisserand and Young 2015). Please discontinue using it if you notice any skin irritation. Avoid direct contact with the eyes and sensitive areas. Always seek professional advice from a qualified aromatherapist or physician if you are pregnant or lactating before using aromatherapy home treatments. Dill’s sedative effects may be stronger for some than others, so don’t use it before or whilst driving or operating machinery or doing any hazardous activity.

Please see below an excerpt from and article provided by qualified aromatherapist Teresa Barron (for the full article, please click here):-

Dill herb essential oil is traditionally used to help with digestive problems. Dill herb can be drunk as an infusion, or drops of the essential oil applied to a tissue to inhale or diluted in carrier oil for massage to the abdomen.

Dill is also said to be helpful during the monthly cycle due to its analgesic and mild diuretic properties. A blend of spike lavender, geranium and dill can be used during the monthly cycle: Add 5 drops of each into 15mls of carrier oil and apply around the lower abdomen and ankles (so over Spleen 6 acupoint). It's best to then wear socks or tights, trousers whatever to help the absorption of the oils

Dill essential oil has galactogogue properties i.e. promotes milk flow in nursing mothers. Preparations with Dill essential oil can be applied externally in poultices and compresses to help with milk flow and overloaded breasts in breast-feeding women. (Hoffman, 1996; Volak and Stodola, 1998).

To help with settling the tummy, Dill essential oil can be diluted and rubbed onto the skin, or used on a tissue or in an inhaler stick. (Hoffman, 1996; Volak and Stodola, 1998).

Blended into a cream or face wash dill essential oil can also be used for teenage problem skin, due to its anti-microbial properties.

Dill herb essential oil can also be helpful to promote a restful night. Diffuse the oil on its own or in your favourite blend e.g. Dill, orange and vetivert in your bedroom for 20 mins before you sleep, or use on a tissue on your pillow.

It has been found to be significantly useful for calming the senses and helping with everyday stresses and strains.

Read the full article on Dill Essential Oil on our Essential Oils Online Blog.

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