Latin name: Anethum graveolens Linn., Peucedanum graveolens Linn., A. sowa Roxb. ex Flem.
Sanskrit/Indian name: Shatapushpa, Satahva, Madhura, Sotapa, Sowa
Dill seed is an ancient Indian spice. Its seeds, seed oil and whole plant is used in Indian culinary. It is mainly used in digestive disorders.
The recommended dose of its seeds is 1/2-1 teaspoon for chewing;and 2 teaspoon seeds for soaking in cup of water.
For High blood pressure Take equal quantities of dill seeds and fenugreek seeds and powder them and store it in a bottle. Take two teaspoonful of this powder twice a day with a glass of water.