This gum is used for similar purposes as gum ammoniac and assafœtida.
Saffron, asafoetida, and the gum ammoniac plant, are indigenous in parts of it.
An emetic—Pills of seneka and gum ammoniac—Vitriolic acid in every thing she drinks.
Take of garlic two cloves, of gum ammoniac, one drachm; blend them by bruising together.
The 44 pounds of gum ammoniac was reported "damaged," and the 86 pounds of rhubarb was described as "bad."