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Iranian asafetida gum and Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil

Iranian Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil is one of the exported products.
iyt has unique benefits and high quality.
which criteria determine the price of asafetida gum and Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil are ?

Which plant is Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil obtained from?

Ferula Assa Foetida is one of the native plants in some regions of Iran and Afghanistan steppe.
It was identified in Iran for the first time by a person named “Comfor” in 1687.
The other name of Ferula Assa Foetida is Stinking assa.
This plant has many varieties and species in its habitat.

Ferula Assa Foetida plant grows as a shrub in the first few years of its life. its leaves are dark green with a deep incision on them.
The valuable gum and Assa Foetida essential oil are ones of the most important products of this desert plant.

Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil

The amount of Assa Foetida essential oil in this plant

Generally, Ferula Assa Foetida plant contains:

  • volatile oils
  • various sulfur compounds
  • folic acid,
  • disulfide

    The milky leachate, which is removed from Ferula Assa Foetida, after cutting the root of this plant.
    It comes out into masses which have a pungent , sulfur – like smell and a bitter taste.
    Due to the laboratory studies, the most important constituents of Ferula Assa Foetida are:

Resin (about 64-40%)
Gum (25%)
Essential oil (7-10% )
some else plants such as dorema ammoniacum have gum and oil.

Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil

The benefits of Iranian Assa Foetida essential oil

As you know, many essential oils can be used for their antibacterial, antifungal and anti – viral benefits.
Furthermore, herbal essential oils have anti – depressants, sedative and stimulant benefits.
Assa Foetida essential oil has also different medicinal benefits which are:

• Anti-convulsant and anti – epileptic effects (due to the presence of compounds such as alpha-pinene and beta-pinene)
• Antioxidant effects.
• Antibacterial effects.
• Resolving women’s menstrual problems.
• Resolving the problems of respiratory diseases that have neurological origin .
• Resolving bronchial spasms and asthma.
• Improving the gastrointestinal system and resolving constipation problems.
These effects can lead to more export of Assa Foetida essential oil to different countries.

Ferula Assa Foetida essential oil

The price of Iranian Assa Foetida essential oil

As mentioned, this essential oil can be obtained from native plants of Afghanistan and Iran.
According to the different species of Assa Foetida plant, the price of Assa Foetida essential oil is different compared to the afghan one.
Therefore, pharmaceutical and commercial companies should pay attention to the price also to the analysis and quality of Assa Foetida essential oil.

CHASHNA Company determines the price of all products such as damask rose essentiao oil, galbanum essential oil and Assa Foetida essential oil according to essence extraction of the best quality gums and by presenting valid analysis.

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