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English Name: Asafetida

Scientific Name: Ferula Assa-foetida

Country of Origin: Iran


It is an oleo gum resin obtained from the rhizome and root of Ferula Assa-foetida plant. This spice is used as a digestive aid, in food as a condiment and in pickles. It is used in modern herbalism in the treatment of hysteria, some nervous conditions, bronchitis, asthma and whooping cough.
Available forms: Gum


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