Shastrokt (Vedic) Importance : Ayurveda texts mention various medicines for stomach ailments. Asatoefida(Hing) is key among them. And herbs like Chitrak, Pippal are also included which are very good for digestion and improving digestive acids.

Relevant Mantra :
कुष्ठं दन्ती यवक्षारो व्योषं त्रिलवणं वचा।।
अजाजी दीप्यकं हिंगु स्वर्जिकाव्यचित्रकम्। शुण्ठी चोष्णाम्भसा पीता वातोदररुजाऽपहा।।

Ayurved Vidhan : Bhav Prakash

Why to Consume : A great medicine to help treat stomach related problems.

Who Can Consume : Anyone