Information submited: June 6, 2023 By: OperaDreamhouse
Botanical Name: Ferula galbaniflua
Common Method of Extraction: CO2 Extracted
Part Typically Used: Resin
Color: Clear yellow
Perfumery Note: Top
Strength of Initial Aroma: Fresh, spicy, balsamic, woody
Besides its highly valuable therapeutic properties the CO2 extract from the gum resin of Ferula has an intensely green scent with underlying musky notes. Galbanum is really a fascinating oil to work with, both for the aromatherapist and the perfumer.
Galbanum is an ancient aromatic substance. The author of Exodus named it as a component of incense to use in the temple. It was used by the Romans in ritual anointings for springtime.