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Other Names: Asafoetida, Hing, Devil's Dung, Stinking Gum, Giant Fennel, Food of the Gods, Ferula Asafoetida
Traditional Usages: Culinary Spice, Cooking, Helps Digestion, Laxative, To expel mucous during Bronchitis, Asthma, Whooping Cough, Nervous Excitability, Hysteria, Restlessness, Convulsions, To reduce Sexual Excitability, Stress Situations, Flatulence, Bloating, Fungal Infections (Candida), Menstrual Problems, Toothache, Infection of the Mouth, After giving birth it cleanses the Uterus, Lowers Blood Pressure,
Resources: Central Asia, Iran, Afghanistan, India
Parts Used: Resins, Leaf, Root, Juice
Herbal Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Asafetida - Herbal remedy for Colic: Asafetida is used in Indian curries, dissolve some asafetida in hot water. Let it cool down and apply with some cotton wool on baby’s tummy to give relief. Available from www.iherb.com
Asafetida - Herbal remedy for Stomach Ache: Asafetida is a remedy for stomach pain. Swallow 1 teaspoon of asafetida and follow with a glass of water. The pain should start to subside after a couple of minutes. Available from www.iherb.com
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