Galbanum from Iran
Galbanum is not a very well-known incense, but surprises with a warm, balsamic and caramel like scent. It is used as a fixative in perfumery and also for its medicinal qualities. It was and is used in Persia for its anti-inflammatory effect and for pain relief in the form of salves or internally.
Latin name: ferula gummosa, f. galbanflua, f. erubescens, f. rubricaulis
Harvest location: Iran
Duft: warm, like caramel, balsamic, fresh