It has been artificially prepared from coniferin, a substance found in the sap-wood of fir-trees, and from asafoetida.
Saffron, asafoetida, and the gum ammoniac plant, are indigenous in parts of it.
His wry faces were from no indigestion, but from the savour of asafoetida, unrelieved by brandy.
asafoetida, jaggery and other articles are then given, not to the mother but to the father.
Everything was running over with wine, truffles, and asafoetida.
Other products are manna, suffron, asafoetida and other gums.
It is generally a greasy stew of mutton, soaked with rancid butter and saffron, and seasoned with asafoetida.
Some take it up like a hot horseshoe, and hold it off at arm's length like a druggist pouring tincture of asafoetida in a bottle.
He reproached himself for having brought neither camphor nor asafoetida, to administer with the corn-brandy.