Preparation and use of dill oil

Dill oil is a very useful tool in many fields of application: for certain diseases, at home, for weight loss, etc. Consider how it is so useful and how to cook it at home.

The benefits of dill oil

Fragrant spicy dill contains essential oil (about 4%), B vitamins, folic acid, iron, carotenoids, flavonoids, potassium and calcium salts.

To obtain essential dill oil, plants must be harvested when the seeds have reached milk maturity. Umbrellas are cut off and then treated with hydrodistillation.

Dill seeds and its oil are contained in many medicinal preparations, which have a calming, expectorant, choleretic, laxative effect. They promote digestion, improve and stimulate milk production in nursing mothers, have antispasmodic, antibacterial and analgesic properties, and work as a vasodilator and coronary-expanding drug.

How to cook dill oil at home

Making homemade healthy dill oil with your own hands is very simple. The most popular cooking recipe is described below:

  1. Take the seeds of dill last year and put them in a deep jar.
  2. Pour heated vegetable oil to the edges of the can, which should not be very hot.
  3. Mix the resulting mixture well and put it in a warm place for a week, mixing thoroughly every day.
  4. After 7-10 days, decant the mixture using folded gauze in several layers. At first, the liquid will be gray in color due to the large number of suspended particles of dill. After a day, dill will settle, forming a precipitate, but it does not need to be drained. The color will become darker than the original, with a slight greenish tint.
A small amount of oil is diluted with water and drunk.

Video: How to cook dill oil at home

Application features

Due to its healing properties, dill oil is quite popular and is used in many fields. It is widely used in cooking, medicine, cosmetology, perfumery, everyday life, it effectively helps in the fight against excess weight.

Did you know? In the Middle Ages it was believed that dill protects from the evil eye and helps to remove damage. In cooking, the oil is applied similarly to freshly picked spices. It is relevant especially in the winter season, when fresh herbs are practically absent in the diet. It is used as a flavoring additive in cooking, using for various dishes: soups, salads, meat and fish delicacies, added to marinades, sauces and pastry dough.

For medical purposes, dill oil is used in the following cases:

  • diseases of the throat and lungs with a dry cough;
  • asthma during asthma;
  • gout;
  • atherosclerosis;
  • motion sickness in transport and motion sickness;
  • disruptions in lipid metabolism;
  • pain during menstruation, severe menopause;
  • stones in the kidneys;
  • constipation and bloating.

This product, obtained from dill, boasts a calming and relieving effect of emotional stress, and it is also relevant for use in psychotherapy and relieve anxiety.

Internal application

With flatulence and constipation, it is recommended to make a solution of 1 tsp. oil at 5 tbsp. l boiled water. The tool is thoroughly stirred and consumed in 1 tbsp. l after eating. This procedure must be repeated 3 times a day until the condition stabilizes. Breastfeeding can be given 1 drop before feeding to reduce colic. Important! Before you start giving your baby dill medicine, do not forget to consult a pediatrician. For vegetarians and those who fast, a dill product is very useful. The fact is that during the transition to the use of plant foods in the body, discomfort, disorders and flatulence are often observed. This remedy will relieve painful symptoms and return the body to a normal state.

If you suffer from a dry, asthmatic or catarrhal cough, then you can use the following recipe. Pour 1/2 pipette filled with butter on a piece of bread or refined sugar, put under the tongue and gradually dissolve. Treatment is carried out for a week, 2 times a day. In the event of various allergic reactions in the past, a tolerance test must first be done.

At home

In everyday life, dill product is used in some after-shave products (soothes the skin) and in dental products (performs a whitening function). Use it in mouth rinses in order to freshen breath. In addition, dill oil is present in air purifiers and as a deterrent from mosquitoes and midges.

Important! As a sedative, it can be used by dripping 2 - 3 drops into the aroma lamp . For inhalation, a mixture of 5 drops of dill and 5 drops of chamomile oil is used. Since this product is a natural preservative and has a spicy smell, it is used in various industries: food, perfumery, distillery.

For massage

Dill oil fights well with the "orange peel" and other fatty deposits, so it is used as a massage tool.

With frequent migraines, headaches, insomnia, massage with a circular motion to rub one drop of it into the temples. It works well and relieves pain if applied to biologically active points that are located on the basis of the cervical vertebrae, wrists, feet, and occipital part.

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For weight loss

The described tool will be an excellent assistant for those who want to adjust their weight and build, because it effectively and gently relieves hunger. To reduce appetite, accelerate metabolism and cleanse the body of toxins and toxins, it is necessary to dissolve 6 drops of the drug in 1 tsp. honey. You need to take the drug in the afternoon and at night.

To reduce body weight, while taking it inside, it will be useful to take aromatherapy, as well as do massage. To take a bath with essential oils you need to take 2 drops of dill and cypress oil and 1 drop of rosemary, mix them with an emulsifier, which can be salt, honey or soda, and then pour into warm water, the temperature of which is +36 ... + 38 ° C. Take such a bath no more than 20 minutes.

Massage with dill effectively helps to remove fat accumulation in problem areas of the body (stomach, hips, buttocks).

Did you know? In ancient Rome, winners of various competitions were often presented with wreaths of dill.

Contraindications and possible harm

There are only 3 contraindications for the use of dill product:

  • epilepsy;
  • individual intolerance;
  • pregnancy.
The uniqueness of this tool lies in the fact that when applying it to a skin area, no discomfort is felt. In addition, it is non-toxic and can be used in dosages slightly larger than other essential oils. It is stored in sealed packages for 2 years without losing its healing properties.

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