anethum graveolens

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Related to anethum graveolens: Coriandrum sativum, Foeniculum vulgare, Allium porrum, Levisticum officinale, Petroselinum crispum
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Edible, common seasoning. Yellowish flat-topped flower umbrella with recognizable dill smell. Thin stringy fern-like leaves with famous dill smell and taste. Its these stringy “leaves” and seeds that are what we call “dill” to season our foods. Dill (especially the seeds) is great for digestion, stomach, gas, colic, intestinal, and urinary issues. Some say sniffing dill cured hiccups. Try juicing. Anti-spasmodic and antibacterial. Warning- do not confuse with poisonous parsley varieties.
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It is concluded that Anethum graveolens seed aqueous extract both in low dose and high dose increased estrous cycle duration and progesterone concentration and induced infertility without any significant adverse effects on oocytes' developmental potential such as structural and chemical changes.
Antihyperlipidaemic and antihypercholesterolaemic effects of Anethum graveolens leaves after theremoval of furocoumarins.
Effects of aqueous extract of Anethum graveolens L on male reproductive system of rats.
Anti-fertility effects of different fractions of Anethum graveolens L.
The plants of Alyssum, Purslane and Fenugreek were very tolerant to salinity but the plants of Lallemantia royleana, Plantago sp and Anethum graveolens were very sensitive.
and Anethum graveolens (up to 100mM/lit), Cuminum cyminum, Trachyspermum ammi, Melilotus officinalis, and Origanum majoran (up to 200mM/lit), Lactuca sativa and Sesamum indicum (up to 250mM/lit) Alyssum spp, Portulaca oleracea and Trigonella foenum (up to 450mM/lit).