Dill Oil

(BANM, USAN, pINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Eneldo, aceite esencial de; European Dill Seed Oil; Oleum Anethi.
CAS — 8016-06-6.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Br.

BP 2008

(Dill Oil). A clear colourless or pale yellow liquid, visibly free from water, obtained by distillation from the dried ripe fruits of Anethum graveolens. It darkens with age and has a characteristic odour of the crushed fruit. It contains 43 to 63% of carvone. At 20°, soluble 1 in 1 or more of alcohol (90%) and 1 in 10 or more of alcohol (80%). Store at a temperature not exceeding 25° in well-filled containers. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Dill oil, usually in the form of dill water, is used as an aromatic carminative, although the efficacy of such traditional remedies in infant colic is considered dubious.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Canad.: Chase Kolik Gripe Water; Woodwards Gripe Water; Fr.: Calmosine†; India: Bestozyme; Neopeptine; Israel: Dentinox; Nurse Harvey’s Gripe Mixture; Woodwards Gripe Water; Rus.: Solutan (Солутан); Singapore: Dentinox; Thai.: Baby Gripe; Bebidol†; Gripe Mixture; Woodwards Gripe Water; UK: Atkinson & Barker’s Gripe Mixture; Neo Baby Gripe Mixture; Neo Gripe Mixture; Nurse Harvey’s Gripe Mixture; Woodwards Gripe Water.
Published May 08, 2019.