Dill - EO 10ML
Dill has a herby, aniseed aroma that is calming and soothing. Dill is a gentle oil that can help ease the everyday aches and pains we all experience.
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How to Use?
4-5 drops in bath, on tissue or in a vaporiser. 15 drops in 50ml carrier.
WARNING – do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in a cool, dark place.
|Latin Name||Anethum graveolens|
|Extraction||Distillation of the seeds (sometimes leaf)|
|Origin||Mediterranean, Black Sea, Europe|
|Plant characteristics||An annual herb, less than a metre high with delicate, feathery leaves and white to yellow flowers. The essential oil is distilled from the seeds. |
|Oil characteristics||An almost colourless oil with a sweet, warm, anis aroma with hints of spice.|
|Traditional use||Used since the earliest times as a medicinal and culinary plant. Traditionally used in babies gripe water preparations.|
|Blends well with||Grapefruit, Coriander, Lemon and Rose Otto.|
|Cautions and comments||Non-toxic and non-irritating. Dill has been used in gripe water preparations for babies for many years|
|Main chemical constituents||Up to 30% carvone maximum (not usually), but mainly terpenes |