Anethum graveolens

Anethum graveolens L.

Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

  • Dill
  • العشبة الهلالية
  • حلوة
  • سبت
  • شبت
  • شبنت
  • عين جرادة
  • `ain jaradeh
  • al-'ishba al-halaliya
  • hulwa
  • shabnat
  • shibitt
  • shibt
  • שֶׁבֶת רֵיחָנִי
  • שָׁמִיר
  • shamir
  • shevet reikhani

Annual

  • Batha
  • Phrygana

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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Anethum graveolens L.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Gastrointestinal

Severe diarrhea

Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

Cook plant + rice + ground almonds + 1 spoon oil + water + salt. (Admin. not specified.)

Aerial partsZ
Gastrointestinal

Stomach acidity

Antacid

Decoct seeds & drink 1 cup x2/day until recovery.

SeedB
Opthalmic

Eye antiseptic

Anti-septic

1. Crush dried plant into powder & apply to eye x2/day.
2. Use plant juice as eye drops x2/day.

Aerial partsZ
Respiratory

Influenza

Anti-Infective

Decoct seeds & drink 1 cup x2/day until recovery.

SeedB

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Anethum graveolens may lower blood sugar & thyroid hormones.Topically can cause skin photosensitivity.