Hing is available in MRP of Rs 10/-. This spice is used as a digestive aid, in food as a condiment, and in pickling. It typically works as a flavour enhancer and, used along with turmeric, is a standard component of Indian cuisine, particularly in lentil curries, such as dal as well as in numerous vegetable dishes. It is widely used in South Indian and Maharashtrian cuisine, which is mainly vegetarian, and is often used to harmonize sweet, sour, salty and spicy components in food.Medical applications. Antiflatulent. Asafoetida reduces the growth of indigenous microflora in the gut, reducing flatulence.It is useful for Antiflatulent, digestion, Fighting influenza, Remedy for asthma and bronchitis, antimicrobial, contraceptive/abortifacient, Antiepileptic, Acifidity Bag.