Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A thin, clear, pale yellow liquid that darkens over time.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Dill Seed Essential Oil has a fresh, herbaceous scent that is gentle, warm and spicy.
Blends well with: Dill Seed works well with other spice oils, Elemi, peppermint, Caraway
Abstract: The name is derived from the Norse word dilla meaning 'to lull'. The Anglo Saxons used dill medicinally for many health problems, and the Emperor Charlemagne kept it on his tables for guests. Dill is used in modern-day dill pickles as an appetite-suppressing food.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.