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October 17, 2012 / martinezyoga

Wake Up! Smell the…

Galbanum – Ferula galbaniflua

Aroma – Powerful green, leaf-like odor with a woody, pine-needle like and balsamic undertone

Parts Used – Root

Extraction Method – Steam distillation

Therapeutic Properties – Anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, aphrodisiac, balsamic, expectorant, restorative, tonic

Interesting Facts – It was used by ancient civilizations as incense, and in Egypt for cosmetics and in the embalming process.

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