Scientific name: Ferula galbaniflua
Oil origin: Resin
Extraction: Steam distillation
Aroma: Spicy, woody, balsamic, strong
Odor strength: Medium
Evaporation: Top note
Galbanum is a resin derived from the F. galbaniflua plant native to Iran. It has a long history of use over the centuries having been mentioned of in the Book of Exodus referencing incense laced with the resin. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates extolled galbanum’s virtues, proclaiming galbanum was powerful enough to “kill a serpent.” In contemporary times galbanum oil is selectively used in high-end perfumes such as “Must” and “Chanel N. 19.”
Galbanum essential oil has many therapeutic properties including the ability to stimulate cellular proliferation, adding luster and improving complexion. It acts in a vulnerary capacity, helping to heal wounds with its anti-inflammatory properties. The analgesic properties of galbanum allow it to soothe muscles and mitigate discomfort.
A rare oil with a unique profile. A must-have for the essential oil connoisseur.
Galbanum essential oil is an exotic addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
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Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.