Dill

Scientific Name :

Anethum Graveolens

Medicinal Value :

Have antispasmodic, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, diuretic and carminative properties. Dill oil is very useful in cases of hyperacidity, flatulence, indigestion and indigestion related diarrhea.

Nutrient Value :

Calcium, monoterpenes, dietary fiber, manganese, iron, magnesium, and flavonoids.

Culinery and Other Values :

Dill seed is used as a spice. Its aromatic and are used to flavor many foods. Dill is best when used fresh. Dill oil can be extracted from the leaves, stems and seeds of the plant. Dill is the herb commonly added to fish.

Glossary :

  • English : Dill
  • Tamil : Sathakuppi Sompa / Chatha Kuppai
  • Malayalam : Sathakuppa / Chatakuppa
  • Telugu : Sabasiege / Shatakuppi
  • Kannada : Sabasige
  • Hindi : Sowa / Pithapasadaa
  • Bengali : Sowa / Soolpha
  • Gujarati : Surva / Surva-Nu-Bi
  • Konkani : Shep
  • Marathi : Surva / Shepu
  • Punjabi : Sowa
  • Tulu : Thathai
  • Kashmiri : Sor
  • Urudu : Sowa