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Galbanum Resin (Ferula galbaniflua) (Standard) - Iran
Galbanum resin - Ferula galbaniflua from Iran. Galbanum has long been valued for it's wonderfully complex green, spicy, woody, balsam-like fragrance. Hard Galbanum can best be described as having the consistency of hard taffy. The Egyptians imported Galbanum resin in vast amounts, it was among their most treasured incense ingredients.
Galbanum, also called "Mother resin", is discharged from the roots and lower trunk of this small wild plant. It originally grew in the Mesopotamia area and was exported to India, China, Israel and Egypt. Today Iran and Turkey are the primary sources of all Galbanum.
Galbanum was often used to relieve tensions due to anxiety and severe restlessness and to relieve muscle spasms. It was often used during childbirth.
Available in semi-soft form only; dried and pliable.
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1 ounce/28 grams $8.75
4 ounces/112 grams $32.25
1/2 pound/224 grams $62.95
1 pound/448 grams $118.00