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Asafetida Essential Oil

 

Name: Asafetida Essential Oil

Scientific Name: Ferula assa-foetidaArabic

German Name: Teufelsdreck

French Name: Asefetide

 

 Asafoetida is the dried latex exuded from the rhizome or tap root of several species of Ferula, a perennial herb that grows 1 to 1.5 m tall

 

Industrial Uses

  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Health and Beauty Industry
  • Food industry

Therapeutic Properties

  • Known as an antidote flatulence
  • Prescribed for respiratory conditions like asthma, bronchitis and whooping cough
  • Having fetid odor that can be acted as a deterrent to germs. 

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