Dill weed (Anethi herba)

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


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.


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.


None known.


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