DILL WEED INGREDIENTS: ground dried dill weed
STORAGE: Store in a cool, dry, low humidity place, away from direct sunlight & high temperatures.
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HEALTH BENEFITS OF GERBS DRIED DILL WEED
Dill or dill weed is a popular leafy green herb native to the Mediterranean, North America and Southern Russia. It belongs to the celery family. Its most commonly used to add flavor to salad or soups.
Dill weed has a slight licorice flavor, sweet and more delicate than the seeds.
Dill weed offers many health packed benefits when consumed;
- Used traditionally in German and Scandinavian food. Good in fish, soft cheese, eggs, salads (from potato to cucumber), mustard sauces, dips and vegetables.
- Fresh and dried dill leaves (sometimes called “dill weed” to distinguish it from dill seed) are widely used as herbs in Europe and central Asia.
- Dill is a unique plant in that both its leaves and seeds are used as a seasoning.
- Dill’s name comes from the old Norse word, “dilla,” which means “to lull.” This name reflects dill’s traditional uses as both a stomach soother and an insomnia reliever.
- Dill weed is scientifically known as Anethum graveolens and part of the same family as parsley, cumin and bay leaf. It’s native to the Mediterranean region and has been used since ancient Greek and Roman times as both a spice and a medicine. It’s a good source of calcium, manganese and iron and also contains flavonoids, known for their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties.
- Dill weed doesn’t actually come from a weed. The dill plant is a culinary herb that produces yellow flowers and feathery leaves that are valued for their flavor, as well as their ornamental contribution to gardens.
- Help Prevent Cancer: Dill is a rich source of antioxidants that help fight free radicals in the body that can damage your body cells and results in cancer. Another study showed that dill also contains monoterpene effects that help antioxidants molecules to attach to oxidized molecules that would otherwise do damage in the body.
- Lower Cholesterol Levels: When it comes to lowering cholesterol levels, dill is extremely effective to keep your cholesterol levels in check. In one study, hamsters with high cholesterol levels were given dill extracts and dill tablets, the results were indeed positive.
- Promotes Digestion: The fatty acids in dill weed promote digestion and boost energy in the body. Ancient Romans and Greeks used dill weed as a remedy in curing digestive disorders for thousands of years. Dill weed is also very effective in stimulating appetite and curing chronic constipation.
- Help Treat Depression: Depression is a prevalent and big problem in young adults and teens these days. Dill is a natural remedy for depression with almost no adverse effects. A study published in the American Journal of Therapeutics showed that dill extracts have antidepressant and analgesic properties.
- Reduce Menstrual Cramps: When consumed in period days, dill is extremely effective in alleviating menstrual cramps and pain in women. A study conducted by the Department of Biostatistics and Demography at Khon Kaen University in Thailand among students suffering from dysmenorrhea were given dill extracts in a certain formulation were observed to have reduced menstrual cramps and pain associated to dysmenorrhea.