Galbanum-trade and production

Galbanum-trade and production

Photo: www.ericamcneal.com Galbanum trade has been going on since the old and new Testaments. It was sourced largely from Mesopotamia and Turkey. Today, these countries continue to be major producers. Galbanum is not known to grow in Israel, and the Israeli...
Galbanum In History

Galbanum In History

Featured photo: Galbanum gum (www.jmg-co.com) There are several references to Galbanum in history. It is mentioned in the medicinal works of Hippocrates and Pliny the Elder. Galbanum was one of at least 36 ingredients used by Mithridates (c. 132–163 BC) as medicine....
Galbanum incense

Galbanum incense

Photo: www.organicfacts.net Galbanum incense is one of the four essential ingredients of the Holy Incense mentioned in Exodus 30:34 and Ecclesiastes 24:14–15. Ketoret, the Jewish Holy Incense, was one of the ingredients burned in the Tabernacle in the 1st and 2nd...
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