Ane'thum (peuced'anum) grave'olens, Anethi Fructus, Dill Fruit (Br.). -- S. Europe, Asia. Herb .6 M. (2 degrees) high; leaves finely divided, glaucous; flowers yellow; fruit oblong, 4 Mm. (1/6') long, brown, smooth, mericarps 2, flat-faced, each having 5 ribs, 6 vittae, of which 3 are filiform, 2 lateral ones broadly winged, light colored, odor, and taste spicy, caraway-like; contains volatile oil 3 - 4 p.c., fixed oil. Carminative, stimulant, stomachic, condiment, flavoring; as a substitute for anise and caraway in flatulent colic, hiccough, indigestion. Dose: gr. 10 - 30 (.6 - 2 Gm.); volatile oil (Oleum Anethi, Br.), mij-5 (.13-.3 cc.); Aqua Anethi (Br.), 10 p.c. 3ss-2 (15-60 cc.).