Asafoetida (Mother Tincture)

Common Name:  Gum of the Stinkasand

Causes & Symptoms for Asafoetida (Mother Tincture)

  • Asafoetida has marked action in relieving flatulence. There is difficulty in bringing up wind. 
  • There is flatulence with regurgitation of liquid. 
  • Asafoetida also helps in hysterical flatulence with distension of stomach. There is sensation of emptiness and weakness in the abdomen. 
  • There is gurgling and rolling of wind which escapes afterwards with loud and difficult eructation.
  • Asafoetida is also suitable in rectal problems when the rectum is distended and there is absolute constipation. 
  • There is pain in perineum as if something dull pressed out. Asafoetida also helps in diarrhea which is extremely offensive with flatulence and regurgitation of food.
  • Asafoetida also helps in caries of bones when there is darting pain and ulcers affecting bones. The periosteum is painful, swollen and enlarged.


  • Asafoetida patients are Irritable, sensitive, Boring above eyebrows and complaints of pressing pain from within outward.


  • Asafoetida relieves Boring pains in and around eyes. It is indicated for Syphilitic iritis. Superficial corneal ulcer with digging pains; worse at night.


  • Asafoetida checks offensive otorrhoea, with boring pains in mastoid bone. 
  • Offensive, purulent discharge from ears are well relieved by Asafoetida.


  • Asafoetida is indicated for checking offensive purulent discharge, Caries of nasal bones.


  • Sensation as if peristaltic motion were reversed, and oesophagus were driven from stomach to throat indicates Asafoetida.


  • Great difficulty in bringing up wind indicates Asafoetida. 
  • Asafoetida relieves Flatulence and Regurgitation of liquid, Great distention of abdomen. 
  • Sensation of emptiness and weakness, with distention and beating in stomach and abdomen indicates Asafoetida.
  • Forcible eructation of gas, Violent gastralgia, cutting and burning in stomach and region of diaphragm. Gurgling and rolling of wind, which escapes afterwards with loud and difficult eructation is relieved by Asafoetida.


  • Distended, griping, with hunger, Obstinate constipation is relieved by Asafoetida.


  • Darting pain and caries in bones is relieved by Asafoetida. 


  • Asafoetida relieves Itching, better scratching; ulcers painful on edges. Suppressed skin symptoms produce nervous disorders.


Worse, at night; from tough; left side, during rest, warm applications.


Better, open air; from motion, pressure.


Antidotes: China; Mercur.

Compare: Moschus; China; Mercur; Aurum

Side effects of Asafoetida (Mother Tincture)

There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given. 

Dosage and rules while taking Asafoetida (Mother Tincture)

Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.

We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.

Asafoetida Q Mother Tincture - 30 ml

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