Thursday, January 31, 2013

Dill Leaves

Dill Leaves:

Dill Leaves are aromatic and used as a flavor in curries and soups. The flavor comes when more when it is cooked longer. The dried leaves are mostly used with herbs.

Nutritional Values with Dill Leaves:

  • Dill leaves have antioxidant which will fight with free radicals. Especially it is useful for smokers.
  • Dill Leaves are antibacterial resist bacterial load in the body. It is equivalent to Garlic.
  • Dill Leaves are rich in calcium which cure arthritis, osteoporosis and bone issues.
  • Dill leaves are a good source of dietary fiber, manganese, iron, zinc and magnesium. It reduces acid reflux, and prevent diarrhea due to rich dietary fiber content.
  • Dill leaves are ancient remedies for Hiccups and headaches.
  • Dill leaves contain active Flavonoids and vitamin-B complex which acts as good medicine to cure insomnia and sleep disorders.
  • Dill leaves are anti-congestive and anti-histamine in nature which helps to cure respiratory disorders.
  • Dill leaves are a germicidal and natural antibiotic. Dill leaves+ Turmeric paste is used to treat boils.
  • Dill leaves used as mouth fresheners due to its tangy taste and aroma.
  • Dill leaves contain many essential oils such as limonene, dillapiol,DHC, myristicin, d-carvone, terpinene and eugenol.Due to these it possess anti-septic, anti-spasmodic properties and helps lactation of
  • Milk in nursing mothers and regulate the menstrual cycle in women.
  • Dill leaves contains folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin A, vitamin-C and beta carotene which promotes better metabolism in the body.
  • Dill leaves are diuretic it will flush toxins present in the body.
  • Dill leaves contain monoterpenes which fights with cancer.
  • Dill leaves fights with diabetes due to the presence of essential oils.
  • Dill leaves + Sesame oil applied to joints to release pain and swellings.

 Cautions with Dill Leaves:

  • Don’t over consume some people say it has an allergic reaction on the skin.
  • Due to its diuretic property sometimes it releases excess urine.

 Juices with Dill Leaves:

  • Dill Leaves + yogurt + Cucumber will give cooling effect to the body and reduce stomach discomforts and release intestinal gas after meals.


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