It is also called the spoon with a needle, a slightly smelling plant that is used as a spice and as a medicinal nut, which is commonly used in Asia and the Mediterranean. The scientific name is Anethum graveolens.
The tree grows wild and is also very familiar to the people of the Mediterranean region, southern Russia and Scandinavi. It has also been planted over 2,000 years now and is most popular in Asia Minor, North Africa, India and has now spread to many countries with other tropical climates such as Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam… Our country planted many and is mostly spices.
The chemical composition analysis of the plant is composed of water, the ash is insoluble in HCl, many trace minerals. In foil, grain, roots also contain oil, 60% are limonene. The whole tree has a very high terpenes content.
The tree is used in whole grains, leaves and stems. Leaves, stems and nuts are used as spices. For longer preservation, it is also refined in powder form that is often called dill powder.
It is a kind of spice that is very familiar in many dishes because delicious, just smell fishy. In addition to making the spice in food, there are also many benefits of preventing disease…
It is filled with VItamin C and fiber. More recently, it is believed to contain an extremely powerful oxidizing active substance that can help prevent cancer. However, the research is only limited to animals, not tested on humans.
According to Oriental Medicine, there is heat, help military peace and conditioning of Yin Yang, conditioning weight, reduce pain, help digestion and help the maternity milk.
In Vietnam, in the north, it is considered an indispensable spice when cooking fish soup is the most fish and the smell of deep fishy. The essential oil is distilled mainly from the nuts, is sold widely and is favored for the scent, humidification, especially mixed in water to shower, shampoo because it is said to make the skin and hair smoother…
Digestive Support: Polyacetylenes in the leaves are, known for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Many studies have shown that seed extract is a protective effect on the gastric mucosa. It also has an effective effect on heartburn.
Decrease in blood sugar: dill leaves contain the essential oil of Eugenol, which is used in treating various diseases. Some studies have demonstrated that it is a decrease in blood sugar and insulin resistance in people with diabetes.
Retention of hormonal balances: leaves are able to help reconcate menstrual cycles. Studies have demonstrated that taking more then is increasing the blood levels of the hormone progesterone, creating stability for menstruation and functioning as an anti-infertility.