dill seed

dill-seeds

PHYTO- NUTRIENTS
  • Monoterpenes  (including carvone, limonene, anethofuran) – activate liver enzyme glutathione-S-transferase (helps glutathione attach to toxic molecules)
  • Flavonoids assist carminative and sedative properties
NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS
  • Digestion – carminative (eliminates flatulence and digestive disturbances)
  • Liver – promotes detoxification reactions
  • Anti-cancer and anti-microbial
PLANT FAMILY Umbelliferae. Related to: Celery, Fennel, Coriander, Cumin, Caraway
DANGERS Oxalate (Calcium binding and Kidney health)

Adapted from:

Murray, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Healing Food. New York, N.Y.: Atria Books

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