Asafoetida is a perennial herb (1 to 1.5 m high). The species is native to the mountains of Afghanistan, and is mainly cultivated in nearby India. Botanical Name of Asafoetida oil is Ferula assa-foetida of Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) family.
Uses & Benefits:
Asafoetida Essential Oil is used to treat chronic bronchitis and asthma, whooping cough (pertussis), croup, and hoarseness.
It has also been used for digestive problems notably gas, and irritable bowel syndrome, and irritable colon.
It has been traditionally used as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant.
Asafoetida has been used for hysteria, insanity and convulsions, as well as to treat the debilitating fatigue and depression associated with neurasthenia.
Asafoetida has also been successful in treating secondary amenorrhea, or abnormal cessation of periods.
Asafoetida Oil Specification:
Botanical Name: Ferula Asafoetida
Common name: Hing Oil, Heeng Oil, Devil’s Dung and Food of the Gods