F. Galbanif'lua, Galbanum. -- The gum-resin, U.S.P. 1820-1880: N. Persia. Plant 1.3-1.6 M. (4-5 degrees) high, 2.5 Cm. (1') thick, solid, striate, leaves radical and cauline; flowers yellow; fruit 12 Mm. (1/2') long, winged near face of mericarps. Gum-resin in tears size of pin-head to that of a pea, brownish-yellow, inside milk-white, waxy, odor peculiar, balsamic, taste bitter, acrid, with water gives milky emulsion. Obtained from incisions; contains gum 15-20 p.c., resin 60-66 p.c., volatile oil 10-20 p.c., free umbelliferon .25 p.c., umbelliferon combined with galbano-resino-tannol 20 p.c., ash 8-10 p.c. Stimulant, expectorant, antispasmodic; hysteria, chlorosis, catarrh, amenorrhea, rheumatism, bronchitis, for church incense, tumors, boils, in pill (Pilula Galbani Composita), emulsion, plasters, tincture. Dose, gr. 5-20 (.3-1.3 Gm.). It is intermediate between asafetida and ammoniac.