What is Asafetida? பெருங்காயம்


Asafetida is resinous gum from the stem and roots of a wild fennel.

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Fennel is a plant species in the genus Funicular. It is a member of the family Apiaceous. It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves.
Asafoetida is widely used in Indian cooking ; it gives good fragrance.

Uses of asafoetida are.


1Gives relief to asthma patients
2. gives relief for hysteria and whooping cough.
3 Good for bowel disorders, and it is used as suppository in constipation.
4 It is used to disorder of nervous systems

and many more; one can search through Google and find.


http://www.indiastudychannel.com/exp...tida-hing.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fennel