Botanical Name: Anethum sowa
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Anethum sowa belongs to the Umbelliferae family( parsley family), cultivated since at least since 400 BC The pungent, aromatic leaves and seeds are used for pickling and for flavoring sauces, salads, and soups, but not the essential oil. Dill water (a carminative) and oil of dill are made from the seeds. Dill grows up to 40–60 cm, with slender hollow stems and alternate, finely divided, softly delicate leaves 10–20 cm long.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.