Hing Powder (Asafoetida)
Asafoetida or hing makes for an indispensable part of the Indian cuisine, especially in curries and dals. It is a latex gum extracted from various species of a perennial herb known as ferula. Its distinct flavour and aroma can transform any boring dish. Moreover, it has long been known for the health benefits it has to offer. HERMS Hing is the essential ingredient you need to have for your cookery and at times, medicinal needs. When uncooked its flavour is pungent and it imparts a strong taste when cooked.
Benefits of Hing
1. Helps Reduce Bloating And Other Stomach Problems
Hing 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.
2. May Lower Blood Pressure Levels
It is known to be a natural blood thinner and may help in lowering blood pressure levels. It is power-packed with coumarin, a compound that aids in improving blood flow and preventing the formation of clots.
3. Relieves Menstrual Pain
Periods are a nightmare for most women. Asafoetida may come to your rescue by alleviating the menstrual pain and cramps in the lower abdomen and back.
4. Heals Insect Bites And Stings
Asafoetida acts as a natural antidote for insect bites and stings. All you need to do is to mix garlic and hing paste and apply on the affected area.