Botanical Name: Ferula galbaniflua
Plant Part: Resin
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: Galbanum is a small plant with the oil coming from the resin in the stems and roots.
Color: Colorless to a pale olive yellow viscous liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Galbanum Essential Oil possesses an intensely green, fresh leafy odor with a dry woody back-note of balsamic, bark- like character.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: Galbanum Essential Oil is said to have anti-spasmodic property and considered an intermediate between Ammoniac and Asafoetida for relieving air passages. It is especially good for some forms of hysteria and can be used externally as a poultice for inflammatory swellings.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Not known
Cautions: Galbanum Essential Oil is non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Use well-diluted and avoid during pregnancy.