There is some good information on Asafetida and how to grow it the right way. This plant has a lot of history and was used as a digestive, vegetable and also a flavor enhancer. It also has a medicinal history and was used in Indian cuisine. Many people find the odor offensive.
- In appearance, Asafetida is an herbaceous plant that can grow 6 to 10 feet in height.
- Asafetida is native in Afghanistan and into eastern Persia, now Iran.
- Asafetida has historic uses botanically as a digestive, vegetable and flavor enhancer.
“Asafetida has historic uses botanically as a digestive, vegetable and flavor enhancer.”