Dill Seed Essential Oil
It ts an annual aromatic herb. The oil has a powerful and fresh, sweet spicy, peppery and aromatic odor.
Uses & Benefits:
- Dill Seed oil is used extensively in beverage and foodstuffs.
- Dill oil is almost exclusively used for flavouring purposes in pickle industry due to high concentration of a chemical called carvone,
- Dill oil is used in cosmetics and perfumes. Myristicin, apiol, and dillapiol present in dill oil are effective naturally occurring insecticides.
- It is also an important fragrance component in detergents, soaps and shaving lotions.
- Dill is also used in making diffusers, candles and vaporisers.
Dill Seed Essential Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Anethum Sowa
Common name: Dill oil, Anethum graveolens l. seed oil
Mode of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seeds
Note Classification: Middle
Appearance: Pale yellow clear liquid
Organoleptic Properties: Fresh, sweet, spicy, peppery and aromatic odor
Refractive Index at 20 °C: 1.475 – 1.500
Specific Gravity at 20 °C: 0.880 – 0.900
Solubility: Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils
Storage: Well closed in air tight containers away from sunlight and heat preferably in amber color glass containers
Blends With: Dill Seed works well with other spice oils, Elemi, Peppermint, and Caraway
Constituents: Carvone, dillapiole, limonene, and dihydrocarvone, d-a-phellandrene, eugenol, thymol, isoeugenol, linalyl acetate and phellandral