Asafoetida / Devils Dung

Asafoetida / Devils Dung

Scientific Name :

Ferula Asafoetida

Medicinal Value :

Medically asafoetida finds application for its antibiotic properties.

Nutrient Value :

Rich in calcium, iron, phosphorus, carbohydrates etc. Also rich in vitamins like carotene, riboflavin, niacin and minerals like magnesium etc.

Culinery and Other Values :

Asafoetida used for flavouring curries, sauces and pickles.

Glossary :

  • English : Asafoetida / Devils Dung
  • Tamil : Perungaayam
  • Malayalam : Kaayam
  • Telugu : Inguva / Ingumo
  • Kannada : Hingu / Ingu
  • Hindi : Hing
  • Bengali : Hing
  • Gujarati : Hing
  • Konkani : Heengu / Ing
  • Marathi : Hing
  • Oriya : Hengu
  • Punjabi : Hing
  • Tulu : Ingu
  • Kashmiri : Yang / Sap
  • Urudu : Hing