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The word DILL comes from the Old Norse word, DILLA, meaning to lull or soothe.
According to information in Recipes from the Herbal Kitchen, dill has been used to soothe the digestive tract, treat heartburn, colic, and gas for thousands of years. Dill has an antifoaming action which may why it can help break up gas bubbles.
Like, parsley, dill is rich in chlorophyll which can make it useful in treating bad breath.