Asafoetida Powder, hing powder, has many medicinal uses as well. According to the Ayurveda and traditional medicinal systems, hing has curative effects for many health issues. It provides relief from gastric problems, respiratory problems, like asthma, bronchitis and whooping cough, and toothache. Asafoetida Powder is a cure for nervous disorders in children, and depression. It acts as an antidote for opium addicts. It is also helpful in lowering blood pressure, and providing relief to women in leucorrhaea, and premature labor. It has properties that must not be ignored, like anti- inflammatory, anti-oxidant and sedative properties.