Friday, 22 March 2013

Culinary Oil useful for a healthy living

Dill seed Oil is scientifically known as ‘Anethum Sawa’. It is closely related to peucedanum graveolens and Fructus Anethi. This seed is a member of the Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) Family. The other names of it are Dilly Essential Oil, Garden Dill Essential Oil and Dill Fruit Essential Oil.

This oil is extracted by the process of steam distillation. It is known to be used in cuisines of the world because of its flavor enhancing properties, besides the many medicinal benefits this oil has all of which come from compounds like Monoterpenes, Flavonoids and amino acids. It is pale yellow in color, has a strong, tangy taste and is known to be very appetizing.

This oil can be used with a number of other essential oils such as bergamot, caraway, citrus and nutmeg oil. Its main chemical constituents are d-carvone, dillapiol, dhc, eugenol, limonene, terpinene as well as myrsticin.

The health advantages of Dill include relief from sleeplessness, hiccups, dysentery, menstrual problems, respiratory disorders and cancer to name a few. A very important thing to remember while recommending this curative is that, Dill seed oil is strictly not-recommended for pregnant ladies.
 This article discusses a few common problems and how dill seed can be helpful in solving them. The first and most familiar issue it addresses is the problem of spasms. This agonizing problem is caused because of unwanted contractions can be easily dealt with, with the intake of the dilly oil.

Another health issue that this therapeutic oil can address is a weak digestive system. The consumption of this oil helps in the secretion of digestive juices like bile. It stimulates the salivary glands and also supports peristaltic movement of the intestines.

Therapists also recommend this curative agent to tackle the issue of an improper functioning of Galactogogue.  Galactogogue is responsible for increasing lactation. The proper usage of dill seed can help a breast feeding mother by increasing the quantity as well as the quality of the milk.

Garden Dill is known for its quality of treating insomnia. This disease is usually caused due to reasons such as tension, anger, depression to name a few. The use of this healing agent can assist in calming down a person and helping them in solving this health concern.

Dill oil can also help in the proper secretion of digestive juices. It aids in healing stomach ulcers and protects the stomach from infections from time to time.

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