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Galbanum Essential Oil

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Experience the transformative power of Edens Garden Galbanum essential oil, a beacon of hope and wellness in every drop. This "elixir of better days" carries a rich history, dating back to the times of Hippocrates, the father of ancient medicine. As you breathe in its intensely green aroma, let it remind you of the resilience of nature and the healing potential within.

Galbanum essential oil is more than just a scent. It's a journey into the vibrant heart of wellness, brought to life by its unique aroma profile. Imagine the freshness of green peppers, the zest of tossed salad, and the subtle hint of piney notes dancing together in a symphony of scents. This is the essence of Galbanum, derived from large perennial herbs that exude a natural oleoresin. The dried resinous exudation is meticulously collected and transformed through steam distillation into this potent essential oil.

The wellness benefits of Galbanum are as diverse as its aroma. Its cicatrissant properties make it a remarkable ally for skin health, echoing the practices of Ancient Egyptians who incorporated it into their embalming process and used it as incense. Today, you can harness these benefits through simple daily rituals. Add a few drops to your skincare routine for a revitalizing boost, or diffuse it around your home for an invigorating ambiance. You could also create a DIY massage oil blend, combining Galbanum with other complementary oils for a rejuvenating experience. Safety and effectiveness are key, so remember to dilute before topical application.

Embrace the allure of Edens Garden Galbanum essential oil. Its unique aroma profile and wellness benefits await, ready to enhance your everyday life with a touch of ancient wisdom and modern wellness. Find your path to better days with Galbanum.


Botanical Name: Ferula galbaniflua

Origin: Iran

Method: Steam Distilled

Plant Part: Resin

Note: Top

Family: Apiaceae

Blends Well With: Frankincense, and other resins

Aroma: Herbaceous, weedy, green, and slightly-sweet

Consistency: Thin

Color: Clear

Safety & Shelf life

Safety: Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult physician. Avoid contact with eyes. Do not use internally unless instructed by a licensed aromatherapist or physician.

OK For Kids: 2+

Kids Max Dilution: 1%

Shelf Life: 2 Years

Pet Safety: Essential oils are generally safe to diffuse around adult cats and dogs intermittently. Ensure the room you’re diffusing in is well-ventilated and that your pet can leave if desired. Discontinue use if you notice any adverse reaction. Avoid topical use and diffusing around young pets, small animals or pets with health problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Galbanum essential oil?
  • Ferula galbaniflua is the Latin binomial for Galbanum essential oil and its use dates back centuries to ancient Egypt and Hippocrates. Galbanum plants are large perennial herbs with smooth stems, shiny leaflets and small flowers. They contain resin ducts that exude a milky juice, a natural oleoresin. The resin, made by incisions at the base of the stem, is collected when dried and extracted by the steam distillation process.
What essential oils blend with galbanum?
  • Galbanum is an aromatic gum resin that grows easily on the slopes of the mountains of northern Iran. Being a resin it will go well with other resinous oils and sticky tree oils such as Benzion, Frankincense, Fir, Myrrh, Opopanax, and Pine. For blends to heal and promote healthy skin try blending it with Myrrh, Geranium and Lavender.
What is Galbanum essential oil used for?
  • Galbanum is a highly versatile essential oil finding itself in blends to relieve skin issues from sensitive skin to acne to inflammation and redness. It also has an affinity to heal wounds, scars and some say that it can fade stretch marks over time. It is considered for its detoxifying properties in massage oil blends and aids with achy muscles by helping to increase circulation. It also works incredibly well in de-stress and relaxation blends.
What does Galbanum essential oil smell like?
  • Some say that at first smell, the notes of Galbanum can be somewhat bitter and uniquely distinctive. But the initial notes are followed by a spicy, green, wood-like and balsamic aromas. It has also been referred to as having somewhat of an earthen aromatic with forest-like qualities.
How to use Galbanum essential oil?
  • There are several ways to effectively use Galbanum essential oil and obtain its benefits, including 1.) For respiratory health, add 10 drops to your essential oil diffuser per 100 ml of water. 2.) Dilute 12 drops per 1 ounce of carrier oil and use in a wound healing, skin nourishing massage oil blend that also helps to repair scars. 3.) Add 6 drops to 1 ounce of Castille soap and 1 cup of Epsom salt for magnesium absorption. Add the mixture to your bath and soak up the goodness. 4.) Add 10 drops to an Essential Oil Inhaler and take it with you for on-the-go therapeutic use.
Comments from GC/MS report:The analysis of this Galbanum batch sample meets the expected chemical profile for authentic essential oil of Ferula galbaniflua. No contamination or adulteration was detected. The results provided in this GCMS quality analysis reflect the chemical composition of the oil and lot referenced above on the date of analysis.

How to Use

Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil. See our dilution chart here. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.

Diffuse & Inhale: Breathe in your favorite essential oils using an essential oil diffuser or personal pocket inhaler. For instructions on how to use your diffuser, please refer to the diffuser's product page.

DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop, our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.

MASSAGE OIL: Add to a 2 ounce squeeze bottle: 10 drops of Galbanum, 5 drops of Helichrysum and 5 drops of Copaiba, then fill with Jojoba oil and shake to mix well. Apply enough of this mixture to cover the inflamed area and massage into the skin. (1.7% dilution)

BATH SALTS: Combine: 1 drop of Galbanum, 1 drop of Frankincense (Frereana) and 2 drops of Frankincense (Serrata) with 1 tablespoon Jojoba oil and 1/2 cup Epsom salts. Stir together and add to running bath water for a relaxing soak.

RELAX BLEND: Add to a personal inhaler and inhale as needed: 5 drops of Galbanum, 5 drops of Bergamot and 5 drops of Ylang Ylang.

MATURE SKIN: Add 1 drop of Galbanum to 1 teaspoon Rosehip oil. Apply to face, neck and the back of hands. (1% dilution)

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