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Galbanum Essential Oil

Galbanum Essential Oil
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Product Rating: 4.7/5 (As per 4 Customer Reviews)


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Botanical Name: Ferula galbaniflua

Main Constituents:
b-Pinene: 38.6%

Plant Part: Resin

Origin: France

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A viscous, colorless to pale olive yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a medium aroma, Galbanum Essential Oil possesses an intensely fresh, green leafy odor with a dry, bark-like back note.

Blends With: Not known

Product Abstract: Indigenous to northern Iran, Galbanum is a small plant with the oil being distilled from the resin in the stems and roots. The plant was used for torches in ancient times, and it may have provided the torch with which Prometheus brought fire to humankind. It may also have been the 'green' incense used by the Egyptians, while the Hebrews used it in the Temple. In modern perfumery, it is considered to be the basis of the 'green' family of scents.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.

IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.

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Rating: Star
Excellent product. Fantastic, complex scent - a perfume unto itself. As per all other descriptions: intensely green, acrid, citrus - like the theramin in Good Vibrations, it is 'weird' but beguiling and exactly just the thing in certain fragrances - for example, it is definitive green 'bitchy' note in Chanel number 19. A must have in any scent library.

By: Melanie, Toronto, Ontario
Loyal Customer Since: 05-Jun-2016

Rating: Star
Galbanum in perfumery is screeching green, fresh and leafy. Bitter stems and leaves with a bracing freshness are conjured by its smell. This Galbanum is delightful and should be used to freshen florals or lighten them, or to add a bracing crushed bitter leaf scent to perfumes too heavy, intense and flat or oily. On its own it is unique and very fresh, but overpowering. The scent says spring to a lot of people and chanel #19 has a lot, as a green floral.

By: Gordon, Montreal, Quebec
Loyal Customer Since: 12-Mar-2013

Rating: Star
I bought this on a whim, and I really dislike it and don't know what to do with it. If anyone has any positive experiences with using it therapeutically, please post a review. I might try to make a balm out of it and experiment on an arthritic finger.

By: Nancy, St.catharines, Ontario
  Top Reviewer
Loyal Customer Since: 26-Mar-2007

Rating: Star
This Galbanum (Ferula galbnifelua) is totally different in composition to the dramatically exotic one I normally use from Iran (ferula gummosa). Although is smells similar, when put on the skin, it changes too much for me to be able to use it in my Fragrance instead of the Iranian one. However, I would use it when I compound another Perfume! I would like to see the Galbanum from Iran (Ferula gummosa), included in the list because it is far superior in quality than this one.

By: Jefa, Calgary, Alberta
  Top Reviewer
Loyal Customer Since: 20-Jun-2006

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