Origin is Southern Europe and West Asia. Plants in which yellow flowers bloom. The parts used as spices are seeds and leaf stems.
It is a spice that is not very familiar in Japan, but in Europe it seems that it is called “fish herb” because it is often used for fish dishes.
Sedative action, digestion promotion, stomach action, halitosis prevention, detoxification action
◆ VPK analysis
(↓) Pita, Kapa
Carbon, limonene, pinene, dipentene, phellandrene, camphene, terpinene, γ-sitosterin, furano coumarin
Fish dishes (marinated and other non-heated dishes), pickles, sauces, etc.
※ Disposition and VPK analysis will be Ayurveda theory. For details, please click here.
The scent felt like a Japanese tea to me, but it is expressed as a unique refreshing scent.
In medieval Europe, cultivation expanded in ancient Greek times, it seems that it was used as a material of a magician and a witch’s mischievous, and it was often used as an aphrodisiac or a medicine. He seems to have treated the knight’s wound by pasting baked dill seed.