Dill seeds are the fruit of dill herb has two seeds, both of which are 4 - 5 mm long (¼ inch) and oval, however they usually split on processing so you normally only get half the fruit.
Dill seed is also great for easing an upset stomach or digestive problem, so next time you go overboard on rich, oily foods, try a warm cup of aromatic dill seed herbal tea.
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- Norman, J. (2015) Herbs & Spices: The Cook's Reference, DK Publishing. ISBN: 9781465435989.