- What other names is Galbanum known by?
- What is Galbanum?
- How does Galbanum work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Galbanum.
People take galbanum for digestion problems, intestinal gas (flatulence), poor appetite, cough, and spasms.
Galbanum is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds.
In food and beverages, galbanum oil and resin are used as flavoring.
In manufacturing, galbanum oil and resin are used as fragrance in cosmetics.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestion problems.
- Intestinal gas (flatulence).
- Wounds, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Galbanum seems safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011