Hing Powder (25 GM)
Asafoetida or hing as it is commonly called is the dried latex exuded from the rhizome or tap root of several species of Ferula perennial herbs growing 1 to 1.5 m (3.3 to 4.9 ft) tall. The species are native to the deserts of Iran and mountains of Afghanistan, but are mainly cultivated in nearby Pakistan and India. It has a has a pungent smell and is often used while seasoning dishes.This spice is used as a digestive aid, in food as a condiment, and in pickling. It plays a critical flavoring role in Indian vegetarian cuisine by acting as a savory enhancer.
This spice is an age-old medicine for stomach problems including gas, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), intestinal worms and flatulence; thanks to its anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties that help alleviate such health issues.