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