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Name: R' Zev C.
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Age: 40's
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Date: 3/22/2004


Question:
I am trying to research the plant Galbunum. I want to know the scientific name, an image (if possible), what part of the plant is used as an extract (leaves, seeds, stems, roots, sap, . . .), and any historical data on medicinal uses.


Replies:
Its scientific name:
from www.ipni.org

Umbelliferae Ferula gummosa Boiss.
Diagn. Ser. II. ii. 92.
Original Data
Notes: =galbaniflua

Located the following with links to information and images:

http://hortiplex.gardenweb.com/plants/p1/gw1017122.html

The following includes info on medicinal uses:

www.crescentbloom.com/Plants/Specimen/FE/Ferula%20gummosa.htm

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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