Dill Essential Oil


Anethum graveolens

With an herbaceous flavor and a variety of health benefits, Dill essential oil is an ideal household oil. In the kitchen, Dill’s sweet savor can be used in a variety of dishes to improve the taste of salads, potatoes, fish, curry, vegetables, and rice. Dill oil can also be used internally to support digestion and overall gastrointestinal health while providing important antioxidants to the body.* Dill’s powerful internal benefits can help purify the body’s systems.* When used aromatically, Dill emits a fresh, grassy scent that can help lessen stress and anxious feelings.

Application: Aromatic, Topical, Internal | Neat

Primary Benefits

  • Supports digestion and overall GI health*
  • Provides powerful antioxidant protection*
  • Purifying to the body’s systems*
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Dill is an annual herb in the Apiaceae family and is the sole species of the genus Anethum. Dill has a myriad of traditional health benefits. The Ancient Egyptians used it for its soothing effects and to ward off evil spirits. The Greeks thought of dill as a symbol of wealth and the Romans believed it brought good fortune, therefore they would make wreaths of dill to adorn athletes and heroes. Dill essential oil has many health benefits with its main benefit being the ability to support digestion by stimulating digestive juices in the stomach.* Its distinct aroma and taste also stimulate the salivary glands to further assist the digestion process.* Dill has been used for centuries to enhance the flavor of vegetables, meats, and seafood. Today, it is used across many cultures to flavor soups, salads, potatoes, curry, fish, rice, and vegetable dishes.


  • Diffuse with Bergamot and Lemon to lessen stress
    and anxious feelings
  • Add to marinades, soups, and salads to enhance
  • Use when canning to help preserve garden
  • Add 1–2 drops to an herbal tea before bedtime to
    promote a restful sleep*

Directions for use

  • Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your
  • Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
  • Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area.
    Dilute with do–TERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize
    any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

Plant Part

  • Seed

Extraction Method

  • Steam distillation

Aromatic Description

  • Herbaceous, grassy, fresh

Main Chemical Components

  • Limonene
  • Carvone
  • α-phellandrene


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.