Hing is a spice that is used for a variety of purposes. Hing is used for making pickles and is used extensively in cooking. It is used to making dishes like sambhar and dal, Hing is used in treating stomach disorders and cures people who are suffering from gas, bloating, acidity, constipation and improves stomach health. Asafoetida or hing makes for an indispensable part of the Indian cuisine, especially in curries and dals. Asafoetida comes from the dried sap extracted from the stem and roots of a plant species that belongs to the carrot family and is used as a spice. The resin is difficult to grate and is traditionally crushed between stones or with a hammer. Today, the most commonly available form is compounded asafoetida, a fine powder containing 30 percent asafoetida resin along with rice flour and gum arabic. In Ayurveda, ‘hing’ holds great importance for curing digestive problems and flatulence. It is usually boiled in water and reduced to paste, which is then smeared around the abdomen area to heal stomach and intestinal region.

Benefits Of Hing:—
According to Ayurveda, drinking a glass of lukewarm water with a pinch of ‘hing’ added to it on daily basis is beneficial for our health.
1. It keeps blood sugar level in control and prevents diabetes
2. strengthens the bones.
3. Helps Relieve Asthma
4. Reduces Flatulence(gas reduce)
5. May Relieve Menstrual Pain
6. Reduces Headaches
7 Can Heal Insect Bites And Stings
8. Used as a hair conditioner
9. Cure for stomach problems
10. Help Reduce Acne(add multani mitti and rose water along with a dash of hing in a bowl. Mix the ingredients and apply it on the affected area.