This is the point for the application of the galbanum or other "warm plaster."
A suffumigation of sandarach1100 with galbanum, or goats fat, will drive away Scorpions and every other reptile.
To these the fœtid gums are to be added, especially assa fœtida, myrrh, and galbanum.
galbanum killeth serpents only by touching, if oyle and the herbe called Fenell-giant be mixt withall.
Gum resins are partly resinous and partly mucilaginous; as lac, assaftida, galbanum.
Discutients possess the power of repelling or resolving tumors, such as galbanum, &c.
What I advise is this: Give them a good deal of 'galbanum' in the first part of your letter.
galbanum gal·ba·num (gāl'bə-nəm, gôl'-)
A bitter, aromatic gum resin extract that is used therapeutically in incense and medicinally as a counterirritant.
Heb. helbenah, (Ex. 30:34), one of the ingredients in the holy incense. It is a gum, probably from the Galbanum officinale.