Ferula gummosa World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (version Mar. ). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T. J Diet Suppl. Nov;13(6) doi: / Epub Apr Ferula gummosa, a Traditional Medicine with Novel. 1. Ferula gummosa species, eudicots.

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The whole plant, but especially the root, contains the gum resin ‘galbanum'[4]. Asia – Central Iran, Turkey and southern Russia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Romans called the hollow light rod fdrula from this plant a ferula compare also fascesjudicial birches. Galbanum is an aromatic gum resin and a product of certain umbelliferous Persian plant species in the genus Ferulachiefly Ferula gummosa synonym F.

It has the actions common to substances containing a resin and a volatile oil. Rashi of the 12th century comments on this passage that galbanum is bitter and was included in the incense as a reminder of deliberate and unrepentant sinners.

Views Read Edit View history. Ferula gummosa – Boiss. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Ferula from Latin ferula”rod” is a genus of about species of flowering plants in the carrot familynative to the Mediterranean region east to central Asiamostly growing in arid climates.

Galbanum resin has a very intense green scent accompanied by a turpentine odor. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. It is collected by removing soil from around the top of the root and then cutting a slice off the root[64, ] and can also be obtained from incisions made in the stem[].


For other uses, see Ferula disambiguation. The ferula also shows up in mythological contexts. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The initial notes are a very bitter, acrid, and peculiar scent [6] [7] [8] followed by a complex green, spicy, woody, balsamlike fragrance. Herbaceous slopes in steppes[74].

Ferula gummosa Galbanum PFAF Plant Database

Many plants of this genus, especially F. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper gummsa and even t-shirts. It is also referred to as the HaKetoret the incense. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Roman spice laser or laserpicium probably came gmmosa a species of Ferulaeither an extinct one or Ferula tingitanathough other identities have been suggested.

Plants are intolerant of root disturbance due to their long taproot[]. It is a digestive stimulant and antispasmodic, reducing flatulence, griping pains and colic[]. When diluted the scent of galbanum has variously been described as reminiscent of pine due to the pinene and limonene contentevergreen, green bamboo, parsley, green apples, musk, or simply intense green.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ferula. Views Read Edit View history. It is occasionally used in the making of modern perfume, and is the ingredient which gives the distinctive smell to the fragrances “Must” by Cartier”Vent Vert” by Balmain” Chanel No. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Retrieved from ” https: It cannot grow in the shade.


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New plant species in Romania”. You will receive a range of benefits including: It was offered on the specialized incense altar in the time when the Tabernacle was located in the First and Second Jerusalem Temples. Feb 3 Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. All plant pages have their own unique code. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.

It is in flower from May to June, and the seeds ripen from June to August. We are currently updating this section. The gum resin obtained from the root is used as a celery-like food flavouring[, ]. For a list of references used on this page please go here. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. The plant is self-fertile. It prefers dry or moist soil. QR Code What’s this? It was an important ingredient of the incense used by the Israelites[].

The flowers are usually yellow, rarely white, produced in large umbels. European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences.

The aromatic gum resin ‘Galbanum’ is obtained from wounds made in the stem[4]. Would you please let me know about this subject?