Fasoukh is a resin obtained from the stems of a plant called Ferula gummosa, which grows in Iran, Turkey, and the Mediterranean region.
Fasoukh has various health benefits,such as:
- It can help with respiratory conditions, such as cough, asthma, and bronchitis, by reducing spasms and expelling phlegm.
- It can serve as an astringent, which means it can tighten the skin, muscles, gums, and blood vessels, and prevent sagging, wrinkles, bleeding, and tooth loss.
- It can act as an anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, and anti-rheumatic agent, which can relieve pain and swelling in the joints and muscles.
- It can detoxify the body and purify the blood by stimulating the circulation and eliminating toxins.
- It can fight against bacteria and parasites, and prevent infections and diseases.
- It can heal wounds and scars by promoting the growth of new cells and tissues.
- It can reduce stress and anxiety, and improve mood and mental functioning by relaxing the nervous system.