Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Asafetida
Botanical Name   Umbelliferae, Ferula foetida regel
System Affected   colic, stomach, expectorant, diuretic, worms, brain
Properties   colic in infants (excessive stomach air); enema for infants. prevents miscarriage, stimulates ovarian activity. stimulant for brain, nervous system. expectorant, diuretic, stimulates persperation & and menstrual flow, tonic, laxative. aphrodisiac, expells intestinal worms ciculation, raises blood pressure
Description   gum resin of the rhizome
Origin   Persia, Afghanistan, India
Notes   Also called: Devil' Dung, Food Of The Gods
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