- Dill is native to the easter Mediterranean and western Asia.
- The word dill comes from the old Norse word dylla, meaning to soothe or lull. It dates back in writing to about 3000 B.C., where it was mentioned in Egyptian medical texts. (source)
- Considered by the Romans to be a sign of luck and by the ancient Greeks a sign of wealth, dill was also used by the ancients as protection against witchcraft and as a love potion ingredient. (source)
- It is very easy to grow at home in the garden or indoors.
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