Gum Asafoetida


Facts and Uses

GUM ASAFOETIDA - Best known for its pungent and unpleasant smell when Gum Asafoetida originates from the sap taken from the roots and stem of the ferula species. Used for centuries in Indian medicine and cookery, this gum is believed to give a smooth flavor when added to dishes, but also act as a digestive aid (by reducing the growth of indigenous microflora that can cause gas).  Also attributed for its ability to fight colds and the flu; treat asthma and bronchitis, and work as an antibiotic amongst children in India; this versatile gum can improve both your health and your meals.