Botanical Name: Ferula assa-foetida
Flavour: Bitter acidic taste
Solubility: Soluble in oil, insoluble in water
Plant Parts Used: Gum resins
Extraction Method: Solvent Extraction
Color & Odor: Yellow colored fluid liquid and a characteristic aromatic odor
Shelf Life: 18-20 months under the specified storage conditions.
Asafoetida are commonly known as Asafoetida or Hing and belong to Apiaceae family. Asafoetida Oleoresin has a characteristic aromatic order and bitter acidic taste. It is actually a gum oleoresin from the various plants of ferula varieties.
Asafoetida contains Resin (40 – 64 %), Gum (approx. 25%), Voltile Oil (10-17%), Ash (1.5 to 10 %)