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Vol. 11, Special Issue 7 (2022)

A review on Anethum graveolens: Its role in human life

Author(s):
Arsha Saji, Muhammed Sajid EK, Mohammed Ashif, Mohammed Junaidh K and Mukul Kumar
Abstract:
Anethum graveolens L. (Dill), a member of the Umbelliferae family, is a significant herbal extract herb native to the Mediterranean and West Asia. It is a beneficial essential oil-bearing spice as well as a therapeutic herb. Dill is grown as a therapeutic herb all over the world. Dill seeds are used to flavour foods. Dill carvone, limonene, dill apiol, and -phellandrene are the main constituents of essential oil, which may be extracted from various sections of the plant. Dill essential oil and extracts have antibacterial, antifungal, antioxidant, insecticidal, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, antispasmodic, hypolipidemic, and other properties. Anethum graveolens elicited antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, stomach mucosal protecting and antisecretory effects, smooth muscle relaxant action, hyperlipidemia, raised progesterone concentration, and many other effects in pharmacological tests.
Pages: 332-336  |  551 Views  380 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Arsha Saji, Muhammed Sajid EK, Mohammed Ashif, Mohammed Junaidh K and Mukul Kumar. A review on Anethum graveolens: Its role in human life. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(7S): 332-336.

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