Properties and Uses:: Antispasrnodic, calmative, carminative diuretic, galactagogue, stomachic. Dill tea, made with water or white wine, is a popular remedy for upset stomach. Dill also helps stimulate appetite, and a decoction of the seed may be helpful for insomnia as well as for pains due to flatulence. Nursing mothers can use Dill to promote the flow of milk, particularly in combination with anise, coriander, fennel, and caraway. Try chewing the seeds to clear up halitosis.