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Dill Essential Oil

NameDill Essential oil

Scientific Name: Saturejahortensis

German Name: Dillenkraut

French Name: Aneth odorant, Aneth

Active Ingredients: Carvon

This plant is annual whose height is from 30 centimeters to one mete. It has a vertical and conical shape as well asits color is white. The mentioned plant is grown in different areas of the world like Iran, Ghafghaz, Habashi, Egypt and Southern Europe. The members of this plant used for essential oil extraction are fruits and leaves. It is about between 3% and 4% for fruits.

The dill essential oil is a colorless and light yellow whose special weight is from 0.9 to 0.519 and cannot be solved in water. The oil extraction method is steam distillation. The essential oil of this plant has different compounds.

 

Industrial Uses

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Food industries

Therapeutic Properties

  • Antibacterial and antifungal
  • Carminative and analgesic
  • Antioxidant
  • Effective for reducing blood lipid  

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