Galbanum has been famous for thousands of years. It was often added to bath water as well as ointments. It can also be burned as incense. It has many therapeutic benefits and is often used to alleviate scarring due to acne and toxins. It can also be considered when there are stretch marks or wrinkles due to aging. Galbanum is purifying and tissue rejuvenating. As such, it can be used to promote wound healing.
Galbanum is decongesting and this action can be seen in the nasal passages and lungs as well as blood and lymph. It is an insecticide and parasiticide and like most substances that reduce the parasite load, galbanum often alleviates the aches and pains associated with arthritis.