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Asafoetida (Hing)
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ASAFOETIDA (HING) 25g

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What to know about Asafoetida (Hing):


An Ayurvedic staple, Asafoetida (asa-fe-tida) is traditionally used to treat digestive issues and reduce flatulence. It is also a favoured substitute for onions and garlic.

Asafoetida is the resinous gum extracted from a type of giant fennel plant. The resin as it dries and ages turns reddish brown. It is too strong for normal consumption at this stage and so requires to be processed into a powder, usually with edible starches, gum arabic and sometimes even turmeric.

Asafoetida is a very pungent, almost sulphuric smelling spice but quickly dissipates during cooking. It adds an indescribable depth to fish, vegetable and lentil dishes.

Asafoetida & Health:

Please refer to the links below for more information on how asafoetida may potentially have positive effects on health.

Discussion on Cancer, Respiratory Health, Digestion and other effects:


http://www.livestrong.com/article/410534-benefits-of-asafetida-powder/


http://readanddigest.com/health-benefits-of-asafoetida-hing/




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Perfect April 28, 2014
Reviewer: Drew Ripley from Kitchener, ON Canada  
Very fast friendly service. Product is high quality and exactly what I needed. Thanks!

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Not yet tried but sure it will be amazing April 19, 2014
Reviewer: Dawn Lewis from Canmore, AB Canada  
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Finally!! March 31, 2014
Reviewer: T. Malaviya from Kitimat, BC Canada  
I had been looking for organic Asafoetida everywhere but was not able to find any until I decided to do a search on the internet and found it at Spice Santuary. When I saw that it was grain free, I did a little leap of joy knowing I could safely flavour food for those who eat a gluten free diet. The flavour is great, very clean and strong.

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