The supplied Pure Hing is the dried latex (gum oleoresin) exuded from the living underground rhizome or tap root of several species of Ferula. The species are distributed from the Mediterranean region to Central Asia. In India it is grown in Kashmir and in some parts of Punjab. Hing is made from the dried resin of a giant fennel-family plant. It is essential to Indian cooking and pleasantly aromatic and pungent raw. The offered Pure Hing is very safe and useful.