Adults (18 years and older): For flatulence, a dill tea has been taken by mouth. The tea has been prepared by steeping 1-2 teaspoons of dill in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes, cooling it, and then slowly sipping it.
As a digestive aid, up to three cups of dill tea has been used daily. It has been prepared by steeping two teaspoons of crushed dill seeds per cup of boiling water for 10 minutes, and then straining. One-half to one teaspoon of dill tincture has been taken by mouth up to three times daily.
For painful menstruation, a decoction of dill leaves has been taken by mouth three times daily. The decoction has been prepared by boiling 150 milligrams of fresh dill leaves in 250 milliliters of water for 30 minutes, and then straining.
For high cholesterol, an Anethum (dill) tablet (650 milligrams) has been taken by mouth twice daily for six weeks.
For cuts, a dill ointment, prepared by mixing a small amount of petroleum jelly with a strong dill tea, has been applied to the skin on the affected area.
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