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Galbanum Essential Oil

Galbanum Essential Oil

Galbanum Essential Oil (Ferula galbaniflua)

With its balsamic and spicy fragrance, Galbanum essential oil is a very popular and highy prized essential oil.

Properties Of Galbanum Essential Oil

Galbanum essential oil has the following properties:

  • Analgesic.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Anti-microbial.
  • Anti-sceptic.
  • Anti-spasmodic.
  • Balsamic.
  • Carminative.
  • Digestive.
  • Diuretic.
  • Emmenagogue.
  • Expectorant.
  • Hypotensive.
  • Restorative.
  • Tonic.
  • Vulnerary.

Galbanum Essential Oil Benefits And Uses

The primary uses and benefits of Galbanum essential oil include:

  • Relieving pain.
  • Improving circulation.
  • Smoothing and preventing wrinkles.
  • Easing inflammation.
  • Toning and improving skin.
  • Relieving stress and nervous tension.
  • Aiding digestion.
  • Treating wounds and scars. Also acne, sores, boils and abscesses.

How To Use Galbanum Essential Oil

You can use Galbanum essential oil in the following ways:

  • Use as a massage oil.
  • Inhalation.
  • Ingestion.
  • Diffusion.

Safety Advice For Galbanum Essential Oil

  • Galbanum oil is generally considered to be safe.
  • Although it’s often diluted using a carrier oil, Galbanum oil is one of the few essential oils that can be applied topically undiluted.

Commonly Blends

Galbanum oil is commonly blended with the following oils:

  • Benzoin.
  • Carrot seed.
  • Fir needle.
  • Geranium.
  • Ginger.
  • Lavender.
  • Oakmoss.
  • Pine.
  • Rose Otto.
  • Spruce.