Other Names: Hıthıt, Ase fetide, Asa foetida
Botanical Information: It is a dark substance that flows from the cuts made on the root of the plant called Ferula asafoetida, which grows in the mountains of Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and Khorasan. It is a yellow-brown colored, soft waxy resinous gum.
Places of Cultivation: It grows in the mountains of Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and Khorasan.
It removes intestinal gases.
It facilitates digestion.
It helps reduce intestinal worms.
It is an expectorant and is used as a sedative in hysteria and nervous diseases.