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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
An ingredient of the sacred incense, for perfume (Exodus 30:34). The odor is disagreeable, but its gum resin enables the perfume to retain its fragrance longer. An exudation from the Galbanum official of the eastern coast of Africa. A similar gun is yielded by the Opoidia galbanifera of Durrood in Khorassan (Lindley).
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Galbanum'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/g/galbanum.html. 1949.