Watch | India’s first batch of homegrown asafoetida

A video on India’s first batch of locally grown asafoetida

November 10, 2020 01:37 pm | Updated 06:50 pm IST

Asafoetida is a spice that is an integral part of the Indian cuisine. It is a natural medicine and a go-to home remedy for digestion-related problems. A recent project by the CSIR-IHBT has given India a chance to taste the spice cultivated in its own land. Based in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh, the CSIR-IHBT has planted 800 saplings of ferula asafoetida.

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