Asafoetida, Egypt

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Ferula asafoetida

Plant Part: roots

Origin: Egypt


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Crop type: 
Conventional culture
Yellowish liquid.
Very strong garlic or onion scent.
Oil Properties: 
Ferula asafoetida oil
Product code: EAC337272

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

This small Apiaceae native to the Mediterranean is one of the only family that contains a large concentration of sulfur derivatives that give it this characteristic odor, but not necessarily foul.

It is known as a blood depurative.

It is also a pain reliever, sovereign diluted in the oil in local application against the muscles and nerves inflamed or too tense.

Origin of this essential oil

This essential oil of Asafoetida from Egypt is steam distilled from the roots of the plant.

Suggestions for use

Diluted in a carthamus, canola or mustard oil, it helps to relieve from muscular or articulary inflammations, this essential oil relieve aches and spasms, even when rubbed on the abdomen, constipation and premenstrual syndroms.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.


C'est une plante de la famille des Apiacées, vérifier en cas de suspicion d'allergies.

More information

Ferula asafoetida from its Latin name, the aromatic root of Asafaetida is very present as a condiment in Indian cuisine and to stimulate the Vatta in the Ayurvedic approach.


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