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Standard name Asa foetida
Other names
Standard abbr. Asaf.
Other abbr.
Scientific name Ferula assa-foetida L.
Other scientific names Ferula foetida (Bunge) Regel; Narthex asafoetida Falc. ex Lindl.; Ferula asafoetida, Linn.
Common names asafetida; devil's dung; stinking gum; asant; giant fennel; Jowani badian
Substance description Tincture of the gum resin (obtained by incision from the living root)
Distinctness DISTINCT
Classification Organism – Plantae – Magnoliophyta – Magnoliopsida – Apiales – Apiaceae – Ferula


Materia medica


All standard homeopathic remedy names are listed in the Official Remedy Name List. Extended Remedy Name List includes all known naming variations (homeopathic names only). The Complete Remedy Name List includes all homeopathic names and all common names. This page is a part of ongoing Project Remedies.

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