Galbanum (Ferula gummosa)

Botanical Family: Apiaceae or Umbelliferae

Plant Origin:  Iran

Extraction Method: Steam distilled gum/resin derived from stems and branches

Key Constituents: Alpha-Pinene (5-21%), Beta-Pinene (40-70%), Delta-3-Carene (2-16%), Myrcene (2.5-3.5%), Sabinene (0.3-3%)

ORAC: 26,200 mTE/100g

Historical Data: Mentioned in Egyptian papyri and the Old Testament (Exodus 30:34), it was esteemed for its medicinal and spiritual properties. Dioscorides, an ancient Roman historian, records that galbanum was used for its antispasmodic, diuretic, and pain-relieving properties.

 Medical Properties:  Antiseptic, analgesic, and light antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, circulatory  stimulant anticonvulsant.

USES: Digestive problems (diarrhea), nervous tension, rheumatism, skin conditions

Fragrant Influence: Harmonic and balancing, amplifies spiritual awareness and meditation. When combined with frankincense or sandalwood, the frequency rises dramatically.

Application: Dietary Supplement: Dilute 1 part galbanum with 1 part vegetable oil, put in a capsule, and take up to three times daily or as needed; (1) Apply 2-4 drops on location, (2) apply on chakras and/or Vita Flex points, (3) inhale directly, (4) diffuse up to 1 hour three times daily, or (5) take as dietary supplement.

 Found in: Exodus II, Gathering, Gratitude, Highest Potential.


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