Dill weed (Anethi herba)

Published October 15, 1987.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)

Dillkraut

Name of Drug

Anethi herba, dill herb, dill weed.

Composition of Drug

Dill herb consists of the fresh or dried leaf and upper stem of Anethum graveolens L. s.l. [Fam. Apiaceae], as well as preparations thereof.

Uses

Dill herb is used for prevention and treatment of diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, kidney and urinary tract, for sleep disorders, and for spasms.

The effectiveness of the claimed indications is not documented.

Risks

None known.

Evaluation

Since the effectiveness for the claimed applications is not documented, the therapeutic administration of this herb cannot be recommended.