Asafoetida is the dried latex (gum oleoresin) exuded from the fissures which are cut on living roots of several species of Ferula tree. Originally Asafoetida has come by land across Iran and is widely used in India and all vegetarian dishes as a favorite condiment, and all over the world for its medicinal properties. It is a viscous edible gum in different taste and colors, with a strong unpleasant odor as its main characteristic.
Intense and dominant odor.
Taste and flavor improving capacity.
Asafoetida's odour and flavour becomes much milder and adds pleasantness upon heating in oil.
Reducing the growth of indigenous microflora in the gut.
An anti-flatulence agent.
Curing asthma and bronchitis and respiratory disorders.
For hysteria, insanity, convulsions, and as a nerve stimulant.
Restart women's menstrual periods after menstruation sudden stop.
There is some scientific evidence that the chemicals in asafoetida might help treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and also might protect against high blood levels of certain fats including cholesterol and triglycerides.
Chemicals called coumarins in asafoetida can thin the blood.
Product Specification / Models
Block (Lump)- Pure Bitter Asafoetida
Block (Lump)- Pure Sweet Asafoetida
Application / Models
Asafoetida as a condiment is used in many vegetarian and lentil dishes to add both flavour and aroma as well as to reduce flatulence.
It can be used as a garlic and onion substitute.
Great in harmonizing sweet, sour, salty and spicy components in food.
Compounded asafoetida powder as a spice with milder odor, contains 30% asafoetida resin, along with rice flour and gum Arabic.
As a fragrance in cosmetics and as a flavoring ingredient in foods and beverages
It has a broad range of uses in medicine for its anti-microbial qualities.
A folk tradition remedy for its medical properties, especially respiratory disorders, diabetes, stomach ache, tooth ache and indigestion.
It might apply directly to the skin for corns and calluses.
Used as scent baits for fishing.
Asafoetida is used in products meant to repel dogs, cats, and wildlife.
Asafoetida originally comes from lands across Iran.
BARSAM is an international trading company specialized in the herbal market. In Barsam we cultivate some medicinal plants directly in our farms, and supply some other products from our trusted producers, first-hand. Besides we have teams of collectors who do wild-harvesting under official licences and zero risk for the nature. After some primary but professional processes to prepare the products for industrial uses, we pack the high quality materials in bulk standard packages and send tailor made products to our customers all over the world.
Our main goal is to provide organic raw material through environment-friendly methods, and without the interference of middlemen.