What are the benefits of dill? Did you know that dill, which is 80% water, provides 40% of the daily vitamin C? In addition to its benefits, interesting information about dill is waiting for you.
It turned out that dill, which is used in salads, soups, sauces, fish and meat dishes, is a complete source of healing. Dill is very effective in stomach cramps and spasms. It is enough to chew half or a teaspoon of seeds to open the breath and get rid of bad breath.
Its seeds are good for ailments such as vomiting, hiccups and abdominal swelling. Tea made from its seeds is beneficial in cases such as intestinal burns, stomachaches and inability to urinate. It calms the nerves and relaxes the body.
It facilitates digestion. It is good for stomach aches. Stomach and intestinal gas is removed. Its gas-digesting effect is especially important in young children.
In case of regular consumption, it has the feature of increasing the milk of lactating women. Its seeds protect the body against many bacteria that cause diarrhea in the digestive tract. Since it is rich in minerals, it is included in salt-free regimes.
In order to achieve all these effects, the plant is cut and dried by tying it in not very tight bundles before the seeds mature well. When the seeds are well matured and their color turns dark brown, a clean cloth or paper is laid on the ground and the bunches are beaten on it so that the seeds are poured.
1-2 teaspoons of these seeds are taken, crushed lightly, 1 glass of boiling water is poured over it and infused for 10-15 minutes. Drink a glass of this infusion before meals. In animal trials, it was found to increase vasodilation and lower blood pressure, promote respiration and reduce heart rate.
Again, in experiments on mice, a 14-day cure of coumarin (vanilla-like scent) extracted from dill leaves resulted in a 50 percent decrease in triglyceride levels and a 20 percent decrease in total cholesterol levels in the blood serum of mice.