Asafoetida Essential Oil is extracted from the root resin of Ferula Assa-Foetida plant (a native to Iran and mainly found in the dessert area), through a steam distillation process.
The other names for Asafoetida include: A Wei, Asafétida, Ase Fétide, Assant, Crotte du Diable, Devil's Dung, Ferula Asafoetida, Ferula Assa Foetida, Ferula assa-foetida, Ferula foetida, Ferula pseudalliacea, Ferula rubricaulis, Férule, Férule Persique, Food of the Gods, Fum, Giant Fennel, Heeng, Hing.
The main constituents of Asafoetida oil are disulfides and tepenoids, 2-butyl propenyl disulfide, α‑pinene, β‑pinene, myrcene and limonene, free ferulic acid, and valeric acid.
Asafoetida oil exhibits a strong, garlic-like aroma and is used as a flavoring ingredient in foods and beverages, as a skin care and fragrance ingredient in cosmetics, as well as in other aromatic products meant to repel dogs, cats, and wildlife.
Asafoetida oil helps increase supply of oxygen to facial tissues that gives the skin a radiant glow.
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