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The Witches Garden has the largest collection of Medical Plants in Australia & is dedicated to preserving their history and folklore.

ANETHUM GRAVEOLENS ‘Dill’

Egyptians used dill as an ingredient in a pain killing mixture. Ancient Greeks covered their eyes in Dill fronds to induce sleep. Used as a charm in Middle Ages against witchcraft when it was burned to ward off thunder clouds. Chewing seeds improves bad breath. Used in Gripe water to settle the stomach. Dill increases milk production & when taken regularly by nursing mothers helps prevent colic in their babies.

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