Bdelium (also spelt bdellium or bdellion) is an aromatic gum-like myrrh that is exuded from the tree species Commiphora wightii and Commiphora africana and at least one other Indian species, C. stocksiana.
Notes and references
- ↑ "Bdellium" at Wikipedia
- ↑ Label Collection book in the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection box set.
- ↑ The label reads: "of Mummy, Mastick, Red Myrrhe, Olibanum, Ammoniacum, Oppopanax, Bdelium, each ʒii. Vitriol ℔ii. Honey, ℔ii. Tartar ℥1,ſs. Aquavitæ, gal.iii." which uses the apothecaries' system of weights.