fragrant dill

Popular names: cucumber cumin, grass from gases.

Pharmacy name: dill fruits – Anethi fructus (formerly: Fructus Anethi).

Botanical description. Umbrella plant with finely dissected leaves. His homeland is the East. It is bred in many states, including in the south of Germany. It is grown as a spicy plant in vegetable gardens and orchards, often running wild.

Active ingredients: essential and fatty oils.

Application. Dill fruits promote the removal of gases and stimulate the appetite. Their mild diuretic action has also been proven. Increase milk secretion in breastfeeding mothers. Dill grass is used in cooking – especially when canning cucumbers, also in salads and hot dishes. Fresh dill herb is good to use with cheese and fish dishes.

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