Anethum Sowa is the scientific name of dill and belongs to the Umbelliferae family. The leaves and seed of the dill plant are popularly used as a spice by the Eurasian countries. In India, it is otherwise known as SOA/Soya. The dill plant has numerous health benefits such as help in digestion, stimulates menstruation, strengthening of bones, dental care, etc. It is also used widely by the culinary world.

Dill seed is a very good source of calcium, dietary fiber, as well as the minerals manganese, iron, and magnesium. When chewed, dill seeds can be highly effective in curing bad breath.