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Dill Seed Oil, Some Uses

Dill Seed Oil, Some Uses

Early Americans would chew dill seeds during church to inhibit their appetite. (7) Dill Seed oil (Anethum graveolens) is often used for digestive issues as well as for colic in babies. And there is only one way to describe the scent. It smells exactly like pickles!

Aromatic influences: Calms stomach. Reduces stress and promotes restful sleep. Clears the mind and sharpens awareness.

Combines well with:

Elemi, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Spearmint, Clove Bud, Cinnamon Bark, Orange, Lime, Fennel Seed.

Dill Seed drawingPoints of interest

  • G.R.A.S.
  • Helps treat obesity and water retention.
  • One of the best oils for treating indigestion.
  • Is very calming. Promotes a restful sleep.
  • Stimulates lactation in nursing mothers.
  • Aphrodisiac
  • Helps relieve flatulence. You can put 1 drop in 1 teaspoon carrier oil and massage into abdomen using clockwise strokes.
  • Helps relieve menstrual discomfort.
  • Tends to slow down the reflexes so avoid use when you are doing anything that requires full attention.
  • Mainly you should inhale the scent and see how it makes you feel. That’s a great way to get started. And have fun with it!

Recipes

Here are a few recipes involving Dill Seed oil. To check for more, you can click on Dill Seed in the tagged section at the end of the article. That will show you all articles mentioning it.

*Please note: With any recipe’s involving bath or massage blends, always test on a small part of your skin first before using all over your body. Please be sure your skin can handle the blend before being covered in it.

Stress Reliever Mist Spray

  • 45 drops Lemon
  • 40 drops Dill Seed
  • 35 drops Palmarosa
  • 30 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 4 ounces Pure Water

Add formula to 4 ounce, fine mist spray bottle and shake well before every use. Mist room liberally and inhale aroma deeply. Can refill water 3 – 5 times before refilling the oils. Use distilled, spring, filtered, or bottled water. (5)

Holiday candleHoliday Atmosphere Mist Spray

  • 8 drops Cinnamon Bark
  • 7 drops Black Pepper
  • 8 drops Nutmeg
  • 15 drops Anise Seed
  • 15 drops Fennel Seed
  • 30 drops Dill Seed
  • 40 drops Clove Bud
  • 4 ounces Pure Water

Add formula to 4 ounce, fine mist spray bottle and shake well before every use. Mist room liberally and inhale aroma deeply. Can refill water 3 – 5 times before refilling the oils. (5)

Travel Comfortably Massage

  • 5 drops Rosewood
  • 4 drops Ginger Root
  • 4 drops Dill Seed
  • 2 drops Anise Seed
  • 2 drops Fennel Seed
  • 3 drops Roman Chamomile
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O. (Fractionated Coconut Oil)

Massage formula into abdomen, chest, back, and shoulders, 1 hour before traveling. (5)

Dill seed 2Stress Reliever Massage

  • 5 drops Nutmeg
  • 4 drops Dill Seed
  • 3 drops Fennel Seed
  • 3 drops Cinnamon Bark
  • 3 drops Red Mandarin
  • 3 drops Marjoram
  • 1 tablespoon Jojoba

Massage formula into the back of the neck, shoulders, along the back, especially the midsection, and any other tense areas. (5)

Restful Sleep Massage 1

  • 4 drops Dill Seed
  • 4 drops Celery Seed
  • 4 drops Cedarwood
  • 3 drops Petitgrain Bigarade
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Before going to sleep, massage the blend into the upper chest, back of neck, shoulders, and along the back. Do not drive or do anything that requires full attention after applying the formula. Just go to bed! (5)

Sleeping manRestful Sleep Massage 2

  • 4 drops Red Mandarin
  • 4 drops Lavender
  • 3 drops Nutmeg
  • 2 drops Lemon
  • 2 drops Dill Seed
  • 1 tablespoon F.C.O.

Before going to sleep, massage the blend into the upper chest, back of neck, shoulders, and along the back. Do not drive or do anything that requires full attention after applying the formula. Just go to bed! (5)

Relaxing Foot Bath

  • 3 drops Dill Seed
  • 3 drops White Grapefruit
  • 3 drops Spruce
  • 3 drops Anise Seed
  • 2 drops Nutmeg
  • 1 drop Clove Bud
  • 1 teaspoon Grapeseed, Sweet Almond, Hazelnut, or Sesame oil

Fill a basin with warm water, add oils, and soak for at least 15 minutes. (5)

Vacuuming carpetCarpet Freshener

  • 60 drops Clove Bud
  • 20 drops Peppermint
  • 20 drops Dill Seed
  • 1/2 cup Baking Soda

Put baking soda in a resealable plastic bag, add oils, seal bag, and massage until oils are completely absorbed. Set aside for 24 hours. Sprinkle over carpeting, leave for 10 minutes, and vacuum. (5)

For Indigestion

  • 3 drops Dill Seed
  • 1 tablespoon Honey

Mix well and store in an egg cup. Dissolve 1/2 teaspoon in a little hot soy milk and sip after meals twice a day. Do not exceed this dose. (2)

And finally,

Dill Seed oil is rather fun! What do you want to try doing with it? Please share in the comment section at the bottom of the page!

Dill Seed 3

References

  1. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of Oils in Aromatherapy & Herbalism by Julia Lawless
  2. The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy by Valerie Ann Worwood
  3. Aromatherapy for the Healthy Child: More Than 300 Natural, Nontoxic, and Fragrant Essential Oil Blends, by Valerie Ann Worwood
  4. The Fragrant Mind: Aromatherapy for Personality, Mind, Mood, and Emotion by Valerie Ann Worwood
  5. 500 Formulas for Aromatherapy by Carol Schiller and David Schiller
  6. The Essential Oils Handbook: All the Oils You Will Ever Need for Health, Vitality, and Well-Being by Jennie Harding
  7. Aromatherapy: A Complete Guide to the Healing Art, 2nd edition, by Kathi Keville and Mindy Green
  8. Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential OIls In Practice, 2nd edition; by Jane Buckle
  9. The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils, by Carol Schiller & David Schiller

 

 

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