Hippocrates used a paste of this herb to heal burns on soldiers. Now dill is popular in salads, pickles and soups.
Dill leaves boiled in water stops hiccups.
A concoction of dill leaves boiled in water is a good cure for insomnia.
Dill increases production of milk in lactating mothers.
The water in which dill is boiled is used as gripe water for infants.