Dill herb essential oil (Anethum graveolens)


Appearance  transprent fluid  
Colour light yellow to yellow  
Odor specific, of dill herb  
Relative density, g/cm3 from 0,872 to 0,898  
Refractive index (20 °C) from 1,4780 to 1,4880  
Optical rotation (20 °C), °C from +72,0 to +96,0  
Solubility in 80% ethanol (V/V) 1:2

Contents of characteristic ingredients (by GC), %:  
Limonene from 20,0 to 32,0  
Carvone from 25,0 to 45,0  
α - phelandrene from 17,0 to 32,0  

Therapeutic Properties:
The therapeutic properties of dill oil are antispasmodic, carminative, digestive, disinfectant, galactagogue, sedative, stomachic and sudorific.