Benefits and Harms of Dill for Health

Dill is one of the most unique plants known even in the times of ancient culture. Then it was grown for medicinal purposes, like spice and as a flower. Many years have passed, but even now fennel occupies one of the important places not only in cooking, but also in cosmetology and medicine.

Contents of the article:
  • Useful properties for the human body
  • Nutritional value and caloricity
  • Is there any harm and contraindications?
  • Methods of application in folk medicine

Useful properties for the human body

In addition to the fact that dill is able to enrich any dish with the color, flavor and aroma, it gained immense popularity due to its rich composition, which includes a shock amount of vitamins( A, B, C,E), iron, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, potassium, various acids and essential oils.

Regular use of dill positively affects the general state of the body , because this plant is characterized by a mass of healing properties:

  • choleretic;
  • diuretic;
  • activating the process of hematopoiesis;
  • disinfectant;
  • strengthening;
  • stimulating lactation;
  • is hypotensive;
  • is soothing;
  • analgesic;
  • normalizing digestion;
  • expectorant;
  • healing;
  • is anti-inflammatory;
  • carminative.

Also in the composition of dill are organic acids and antioxidants, which are indispensable for normal health, because they cleanse the body of toxins and toxins, due to which its resistance to infections becomes higher at times, and the work of all internal organs improves.

Do not do without this plant and cosmetology, where valuable properties of dill are used, making whitening and nourishing masks and creams, designed to relieve the fair sex from pigmentation, freckles, making the skin supple, smooth and matte.

Nutritional value and calorific value of

Caloric content of dill( 100 gr) is 40 kilocalories of , of which 25 kilocalories are carbohydrates, 10 are proteins, and 5 are fats.

In dill contains valuable vitamins and minerals:

  • 90% - beta-carotene;
  • 83% - vitamin A;
  • 111% - vitamin C;
  • 22% - calcium;
  • 17% - magnesium;
  • 14% - copper;
  • 63% - manganese.

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Is there any harm and contraindications?

Despite the rich composition of useful substances, there are still some contraindications for the use of dill:

  • the presence of allergic reactions;
  • intolerance;
  • hypotension( fennel seeds have the property of lowering blood pressure);
  • pregnancy or menstruation( dill liquefies the blood and can provoke or intensify bleeding).

Methods of application in folk medicine

Since ancient times, folk medicine widely uses stems, leaves, seeds and inflorescences of dill to treat various ailments and improve overall health.

Infusion for slimming .A tablespoon of dill seeds is poured into a glass of boiling water, aged for one hour under a closed lid, filtered and drunk seventy milliliters before eating.
  • Slimming tea .On low heat for about five minutes three tablespoons chopped dill, filled with two glasses of water, are brewed. Then the tea is filtered and used half a glass before meals. Dill vodichka from colic in babies. A teaspoon of boiling water is added to the teaspoon of fennel seeds, it is insisted for an hour, filtered and given on a teaspoon three times a day before feeding( ten to fifteen minutes).
  • Decoction from acne .A dry mixture of teaspoon chamomile flowers and dill seeds is scalded with a glass of boiling water, cooked over a small fire for five minutes and filtered. This decoction is useful to treat affected areas of the skin as often as possible.
  • Disinfectant .Used to treat inflammation on the skin, with insect bites. The greens are rubbed to the consistency of gruel, applied to the desired area of ​​the skin, covered with dense gauze and bandaged. It changes every twelve hours for three to five days.
  • Dill is a simple plant that came to us from the south-west of Asia. Thanks to his fresh aroma and spicy taste, he quickly fell in love with the inhabitants of the whole world who have used it for many years in cooking, cosmetology and medicine.

    But even in spite of the presence of many useful substances in dill, in some cases the application of recipes of traditional medicine can lead to unpleasant consequences for the state of health. Therefore, before applying them, it is not superfluous to consult a doctor.