Hello, dear readers. We are so warm in the street, autumn is very warm, all people walk like in summer, in T-shirts and summer dresses. I do not know how long this weather will last, but autumn is autumn, it's not summer, but ahead of winter. Winter is my son's favorite season, and he loves winter because he was born in winter, and he also likes it when everything is white and snow is coming.
But, today I want to talk of course not about this, but about the seeds of dill, I will tell useful and medicinal properties. Also, how to make dill seeds and I will not forget to mention contraindications. Dill I really love, this is one of the condiments without which I can not do any summer salad, I add it to the first dishes and sprinkle with fresh dill ready dishes.
When my children were born, I brewed them dill water from dill seeds. Dill water helps cope with the problem of "colic" in newborns, it is soothing. Then, when my children were small, the dill water helped us a lot. But, on this list of medicinal properties of dill seeds does not end.
Seeds of dill. Beneficial features.
- Seeds of dill contain vitamin A, C, vitamins of group B.
- Vitamin C is of course much less in dill seeds than in dill, but dill seeds contain essential oils.
- Microelements, such as magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, sodium, iron, selenium. Also contains dill seeds oleic, linoleic acid.
- So, due to its fairly rich composition, dill seeds are used to treat the digestive system, to treat the urinary, cardiovascular system.
- Seeds of dill improve the work of the digestive system, stimulate appetite.
- And also relieve flatulence, help activate intestinal peristalsis.
- Seeds of dill normalize sleep and help to avoid insomnia.
- Also help to calm down and bounce back.
- Beneficial effect on heart function.
- But, among other things, help to remove from the intestine slag and toxins.
Seeds of dill help to cope with many problems related to health. They are used for medicinal purposes in the form of broths, as well as in the form of infusions. And you can use both fresh fennel seeds, and dried.
How to prepare the fennel seeds? Or where to buy?
My mother always prepares herself for fennel seeds. Her own large garden and the vegetable garden, of course, grows dill. But, you need the umbrellas themselves. Usually at the end of summer umbrellas already have dry seeds. Mom cuts umbrellas and cuts off dry seeds.
Keeps them in a glass jar or in a cotton bag. This is an ideal option, but if there is no possibility to seed the fennel by yourself, then they can be searched either in the pharmacy or at the grandmothers on the market, we often sell. Well, or as an option, look in the gardeners' garden store, where they sell different seeds and take an interest there. In general, if you set a goal, you can find the seeds of dill. Ask your friends, maybe they have fennel seeds, especially those who have their own cottage or a private house with a garden.
How to brew dill seeds properly.
How to prepare an infusion of dill seeds. From the seeds of dill prepare either infusion or decoction. To prepare the infusion enough one teaspoon of dill seeds, pour a glass( 250 grams) of boiling water. All this is covered and wrapped with a towel, let the infusion to brew and give all its useful properties of seeds in water. We insist about 1-2 hours. Then filter. The infusion is ready for use. You can pre-chop the seeds of dill, so the infusion will be even more effective.
How to cook a decoction of dill seeds. For cooking, we need water and seeds. A teaspoon of seeds is filled with a glass of water, put on a slow fire or on a steam bath. We boil for about 5-10 minutes. Then we leave everything, cover and insist 30 minutes. Filter and accept.
Seeds of dill. Application. Treatment.
Dill seeds can be simply ground in a coffee grinder and take them as a powder. Or to prepare a decoction, for this purpose the seeds are cooked on fire and insist, filtered. But the infusion is also easy to prepare, fill the seeds with boiling water and insist. They say that if you chop the seeds of dill, then the healing properties are more effective.
Seeds of dill with pain in the stomach. Seeds of dill have spasmolytic, bactericidal action. Promote the formation of a "good" microflora in the intestine. Prepare with pains in the stomach such an infusion. One teaspoon of dill seeds is poured with a glass of boiling water and insist that everything is wrapped up in a couple of hours. Then the infusion is filtered and taken in half a glass three times a day before eating. Seeds of dill with cough. Seeds of dill in the form of a decoction help dilute sputum and remove it from the respiratory tract, since they have a bronchodilator property. As an expectorant used decoction of dill seeds with honey. A teaspoonful of seeds is added to a glass of water( 250 grams), from the moment of boiling, they boil for 5 minutes and then insist 20-30 minutes. Filter and add a full teaspoon of honey in infusion. Take half a glass several times a day.
Seeds of dill as a diuretic. Due to the bactericidal property, the seed of dill is used for urinary diseases. Also, infusion of dill seeds helps to eliminate toxins. One teaspoonful of tea seeds pour a glass of boiling water, insist for one hour, take half the glass of the prepared infusion several times a day before meals.
Seeds of dill as a cholagogue. Seeds of dill normalize the secretion of bile and have choleretic properties. Seeds of dill are grinded with a coffee grinder and take on the floor of a teaspoon while eating a shredded seeds with a small amount of water. Seeds of dill with stenocardia. Seeds of dill help to normalize the pressure, help normalize the increased pressure, help the vessels expand, thereby normalizing the blood flow. Seeds of dill crushed with a coffee grinder and a teaspoon of seeds pour a glass of boiling water, insist in a closed bowl for several hours and take half a glass several times a day, after straining the infusion.
Seeds of dill to increase lactation in nursing mothers. Infusion of dill take several tablespoons 5-6 times a day. I was advised by many to use this remedy when I nursed the baby, but I honestly did not try, so I will not tell my opinion here, based only on the opinion of my friends.
How to prepare dill water for a newborn?
Probably with the problem of colic of the newborn faced many mothers, including myself. Very much it would not be desirable "to stuff" the kid chemist's chemistry. Here I came to the aid of a proven folk remedy dill vodichka.
Seeds of dill help to save the baby from gas, work the gastrointestinal tract and help remove spasm. To prepare dill water is very simple, I cooked so.1 teaspoon of fennel seeds was poured into 250 ml.boiled water, covered and insisted for about an hour.
Then necessarily filtered and gave the child to drink in a tepid form on a teaspoon before feeding for 10-15 minutes. Sometimes, I poured some water in the dill into a bottle and gave the baby to drink from a bottle with a pacifier, so it was much more convenient for me to give a drink to a child. At me the kid drank even more, than a tea spoon, anything such terrible did not occur or happen.
Seeds of dill. Contraindications.
- Although this remedy is safe, but with allergies or individual intolerance, it is contraindicated.
- Also, before using the decoction, infuse it from the fennel seeds, consult with the doctor in order not to harm yourself.
- Contraindicated dill seeds to people with low blood pressure, as preparations from dill seeds lower the pressure. If you suffer from low blood pressure, then I recommend that you read the article on the blog "How to increase the pressure."In the article I share my experience how to increase the pressure, it's herbs, products, massage.
I hope that the information will be useful for you, because dill seeds really impress with their useful properties. That's right, small seeds, and such useful.