galbanum


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galbanum

(găl′bə-nəm, gôl′-)
n.
A bitter, aromatic gum resin extracted from a southwest Asian plant (Ferula gummosa syn. F. galbaniflua) in the parsley family, used in incense and in traditional medicine.
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If cough prevents sleep the pill of Heracleides of Tarentum relieves both; it contains saffron 0.66 grm., myrrh, long pepper, costmary, galbanum, 1 grm.
Exodus 30:34--"And the Lord said unto Moses, Take unto thee sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum: these sweet spices with pure frankincense: of each there shall be a like weight." Galbanum (Eerula gummosa) was esteemed for its medicinal and spiritual properties.
to toe, she was "wounded by love of wisdom" hidden in a cloud of galbanum
Skinfix said it will soon be launching these products in three new collections--Citrus Galbanum, Geranium Lavender and Unscented.
* Verdant--An innovative yet surprisingly sensual green theme that brings together "verdant," lush, aromatic notes of galbanum, privet and green tea with fresh-cut grasses, herbals and aquatics.
The top notes of the fragrance comprise Italian lemons and bergamot combined with galbanum. Middle notes of violet leaves and geranium add a hint of refinement, while clary sage provides a sophisticated touch.
Concocted by Givau-dan's Daniela Andrier, Untitled has top notes of galbanum essence and orange blossom absolute; a heart of lentiscus, jasmine and galbanum resinoid and a dry-down of incense and musk.
Their Call It A Night sleep-priming body lotion (pounds 18, Frasers) contains nature's soothing night clones of vanilla, cinnamon, bark, galbanum, valerian and orange bitter.