Dill Weed Essential Oil
Dill is an annual herb that grows in Europe and Asia.
- Botanical Family: Apiaceae
- Other Common Names: Dill Seed
- Part of Plant Used: Leaves/Seeds
- Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
- Variations: Dill Weed is commonly available as an essential oil, but C02 extracts do exist.
- Chemistry: Dill is primarily comprised of monoterpenes (limonene, α-phellandrene) and Ketones (carvone).
- Digestive: it supports digestion and gastrointestinal health
- Musculoskeletal: pain relief for muscular aches, pains, and spasms
- Nervous System: can help reduce anxiety and stress
- Reproductive: regulates menstrual cycle
- Pregnancy: helps with digestive relief, immune support, hormonal balance, general discomfort, and relaxation
- Spiritual: supports the Sacral chakra associated with the emotions, sensuality, and creativity
- Scent Profile: Mid note with a very strong herbaceous aroma
- Longevity: The aroma of Dill Weed can last up to 108 hours.
- Fragrance Classification: Herbaceous
- Blends well with: Black Pepper, Caraway, Cinnamon Bark, Clove, Elemi, Fennel, Lemon, Lime, Nutmeg, Orange, Peppermint, and Spearmint
- Oral precautions for diabetes medications
Products Using Dill Weed Essential Oil
- Coming soon
- Arctander, Steffen. Perfume and Flavor Materials of Natural Origin. A Pathfinder Book Reprint Edition, 2017.
- Clark, Demetria. Aromatherapy and Herbs for Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Book Publishing Company, 2015.
- “Flavor, Fragrance, Food and Cosmetics Ingredients Information.” The Good Scents Company, The Good Scents Company (TGSC), 2019, www.thegoodscentscompany.com/.
- International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists. “PREGNANCY GUIDELINES Guidelines for Aromatherapists Working with Pregnant Clients.” International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists , IFPA, 2013, www.ifparoma.org.
- National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. “Other Safety Considerations: Pregnancy.” National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy, naha.org/explore-aromatherapy/safety#other.
- Shutes, Jade and New York Institute of Aromatic Studies. "Foundations of Aromatherapy" and "Aromatic Scholars" Aromatherapy Certification Programs and Course Materials. 2017-2019.
- Tiran, Denise. Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice. Singing Dragon an Imprint of Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
- Tiran, Denise. “Is It Safe to Use Essential Oils While I'm Pregnant?” BabyCentre UK, BabyCentre Blog, July 2013, www.babycentre.co.uk/x536449/is-it-safe-to-use-essential-oils-while-im-pregnant.
- Tisserand, Robert, et al. Essential Oil Safety: a Guide for Health Care Professionals. 2nd ed., Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2014.