10 Wonder Benefits and Uses of Perungayam/ Hing for Beauty and Health

10 Wonder Benefits and Uses of Perungayam/ Hing for Beauty and Health

Hing Overview

  • Who doesn’t know about Perungayam or Hing’s health benefits and medicinal uses, especially for women at home?  
  • I still remember the winter season 1998 when I visited my native village with my family.
  • My daughter, about one-year-old, was experiencing stomach pain at night and crying continuously.
  • It is difficult to get medicine in remote areas of my native place at night.
  • Then my grandmother suggested my wife use a Hing solution on her stomach.
  • To my surprise, she stopped crying and slept well throughout the night.  
  • How can I forget that moment? Since then, I have been very fond of this Ayurvedic medicinal herb and use it even after returning to Delhi.
  • Several people also use Hing for various health related issues and to solve skin problems like pimples, boils and black spots.
  • It is known by different names such as Devil’s dung and foods of God. Despite this, in other languages, it is known by other names. Some of it is given below.
  • Today, we will discuss ten wonder benefits and uses of Perungayam/ Hing for beauty and health.

Ten wonder benefits of Hing

  1. Perungayam pimples treatment effectively treats pimples, acne, and scars. Because of this, many cosmetic manufacturers have used pranayam as a component of beauty products. How to use: Make a solution of asafoetida with water. Apply the solution only to the pimples. Continue it twice or thrice a week for one month. You will see positive results in curing such spots and finally get a glowing face.
  2. Perungayam for blemishes: Hing is also suitable for clearing out blemishes and giving your face a shining look. How to use: Make a paste of pernungayam and yoghurt. You can apply it over the age-related spots twice a week and continue the process for one month.
  3. Perungayam for babies’ gas problems: Kids cry often, especially at night, due to forming gases or stomach pain. It is difficult to give them asafoetida orally because of its pungent smell. How to use:  Make a thin paste of Hing with water. Now, apply this solution to the stomach. The young ones will feel quick relief.
  4. Perungayam for digestion: Using fried asafoetida helps cure many stomach-related disorders. How to use: Grind it and take a small pinch with warm water. Could you continue it for one week? It helps to treat abdominal disorders and also acts as an appetiser.
  5. Hing for toothache: The problems of toothache and dental caries can be successfully treated with asafoetida. How to use: Make a powder of asafoetida and clove. Apply this mixture to the pain area of the tooth. Leave it for some time, and you can feel quick relief.
  6. Asafoetida for fits: It treats fits, convulsions, and hysteria well. How to use: Nasal insufflations effectively cure the health mentioned above conditions.
  7. Perungayam relieves menstrual pain: Hing gives excellent and immediate relief from menstrual problems. How to use:  Fried asafoetida and make a powder of it. Now, use it with buttermilk. It shows a positive result in curing the problems.
  8. Perungayam for recipes: It is an integral part of our recipes. It is mainly used in South Indian foods to balance sweet, sour, salty, and spicy components of foods. It is used with various recipes like baked kand, Chola Methi Dhokla, Gujarati Kadhi, curries, pumas, and rasam to enhance the flavour and taste of the foodstuffs.
  9. Give unique flavour to foods: When heated with oil or ghee and mixed in food, provide a unique flavour to the recipes.
  10. Used with sauces: Because of its pungent smell, it is used in curries, spices, and pickles.

Perungayam name

  • Ferula asafoetida : Scientific name
  • Devil’s dung in English
  • Angustha-Gandha in Persian
  • Ferula Asafoetida in French
  • Stinkendes stechenkraut in German
  • Perungayam in Tamil
  • Perumkayam in Sinhalese
  • Hing in Hindi
  • Ingu in Kannada
  • Kayam in Malayalam
  • Inguva, Ingumo in Telgu

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