Asafoetida (Ferula Assa-Foetida)

Asafoetida (Ferula Assa-Foetida)
  • Product Code: *IAG009
  • Availability: In Stock
Detailed Specifications
Scientific name Ferula Assa-Foetida
Existing Intermediates

Essential Oil

Weight loss, Carminative, Analgesic, Antiseptics, Anti-spasmodic, Antifungal, Treatment of digestive diseases
Health Benefits
  • Treat Stomach Problems: Asafoetida is an amazing spice to treat various kinds of stomach problems. It has antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-flatulent properties that helps alleviate problems like indigestion, upset stomach, intestinal gas, intestinal worms, flatulence and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is also considered useful in treating food poisoning.
  • Cures Respiratory Disorders: Due to its anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibiotic effects, Asafoetida is often used to treat respiratory problems like asthma, bronchitis, dry cough, whooping cough and colds. Moreover, it acts as a respiratory stimulant, which is very useful in relieving chest congestion and releasing phlegm.
  • Analgesic: Asafoetida is really a boon for women, as it helps get rid of menstrual pain, irregular menstruation and heavy blood flow during menstruation. Whether you have a headache due to a common cold or a migraine, Asafoetida can surely solve your problem. Due to its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties, Asafoetida helps alleviate tooth pain, fights infection and relieve earache caused by an infection. It can also help treat bleeding gums and dental caries.
  • Heals Insect Bites and Stings: Asafoetida is also very beneficial in treating insect bites and stings of bees and wasps. It relieves pain and inflammation and helps reduce the toxic effects.
Industrial Usage
This spice is used in food industries as a digestive aid, condiment and in pickles. Aside from its culinary uses, Asafoetida may also be employed medicinally. It is used in immune systems and antibiotic drugs. However, the main use is as a fragrance in perfumes.
Our Quality
Among 172 species of Ferula, 15 species are exclusive and endemic of Iran, which “galbanum” with the scientific name of ferulagummosa is one the most-know species of them. Iran annually exports about 70 tons of Asafoetida in raw form. Iran would export as exclusive exporter of sweet Asafoetida since Achaemenian to India, then processing industries has been established in India; India has the most importing value of Asafoetida from Iran.
Effective Ingredients
According to research findings, the chemical constituents behind pharmacological properties of Asafoetidaare ferulic acid, a-pinene, a-terpineol, luteolin, azulene, vanillin, umbelliferone, isopimpinellin. Also Asafoetida contains a bounty of vitamins and minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, riboflavin, and niacin.

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • OHSAS 18001

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