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asafoetida

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a bitter resin with an unpleasant onion-like smell, obtained from the roots of some umbelliferous plants of the genus Ferula: formerly used as a carminative, antispasmodic, and expectorant
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Yousef, "Acute and subchronic toxicity assessment model of Ferula assa-foetida gum in rodents," Veterinary World, vol.
Herbs (64%) [24] Table 2: The most used herbs among diabetics in Saudi Arabia, with their effectiveness and safety rating being extracted from the "Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database." Number Common name Scientific name Effectiveness rating 1 Black seeds Nigella sativa Insufficient evidence 2 Fenugreek Trigonella foenum- Possibly graecum effective 3 Myrrh Commiphora myrrha Insufficient (Commiphora molmol) evidence 4 Helteet Ferula assa-foetida Insufficient evidence 5 Chinaberry Melia azedarach Insufficient leaves (neem) evidence 6 Harmel Rhazya stricta Insufficient evidence 7 Aloes Aloe vera Insufficient evidence 8 Ginger Zingiber Insufficient officinale evidence 9 Cinnamon Cinnamomum verum, Possibly C.
Antihyperglycemic and Antihyperlipidemic Effects of Ferula assa-foetida and Ferula tenuissima Extracts in Diabetic Rats.