Dills (fennels) are also called Anethum Graveolens – the scientific name, known as needle leaves. They have a strong smell, so people use dills in spices and medicines. Leaves are used in spices and seeds are created medicines. They come from Asia and the Mediterranean.
Dills often have wildlife; so the Mediterranean, Southern Russia, and Scandinavia are suitable for their growth. They also cultivated for over 2,000 years and people can find dills in Asia, North Africa, and India. Today, dills spread to other tropical regions such as the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Vietnamese grow dills a lot and mainly make spices for their dishes.
The consequences analyzing of dill include water in the chemical composition. Dill also has insoluble, HCL, and many trace minerals. In seeds, roots, and leaves; we can see oil and limonene (60%). The entire plant contains Terpene content.
We may use dill seeds, leaves, and stems. As a fresh form, dills become spices. For longer storage, dills are powders. Cumin powders are commonly known in the dishes.
We can found dills as spice vegetables in several dishes because they have a delicious taste and deodorize fishy. In addition to being a spice in cuisines, dills could prevent many diseases.
Contain vitamin C and fibers, dills are powerful antioxidants that support preventing cancers. Nonetheless, the studies are limited to animals. Scientists and medical experts are not sure about human tests.
According to Oriental medicine, dills are hot properties. Therefore, dills can balance and regulate Yin and Yang in our bodies. Furthermore, dills reduce pain, control weight, help in digestion, and help pregnant women have plenty of milk.
In the Northern regions and Vietnam, dills are considered as an indispensable spice when cooking fish spices because they have a strong odor to eliminate fishy smell. Fennel essential oils, on the other side, are popular aromatherapy treatments. We can mix the oil with water for washing and bathing. They make our skin and hair smoother. Other specific benefits of dills are:
People find Polyacetylenes in leaves are known as anti-microbial elements and anti-inflammatory effects. Many studies have indicated that cumin seed extract has a protective effect on the stomach lining and heartburn.
Blood sugar reduction
Leaves contain Eugenol essential oils, which are used in the treatment of various diseases. Studies have proven that cumin can reduce blood sugar and insulin resistance in people with diabetes.
Leaves can regulate the menstrual cycle in women. Many studies have shown that taking dills to increase blood levels of the Progesterone, stabilize the menstrual cycle, and become anti-infertility agents.