Published October 15, 1987; Revised March 13, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Anethi fructus, dill seed.
Dill seed consists of the dried fruit of Anethum graveolens L. s.l. [Fam. Apiaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The drug contains essential oil rich in carvone.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
Seed, 3 g; essential oil, 0.1 - 0.3 g; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Whole seeds for teas and other galenical preparations for internal application.