COPAIBA ESSENTIAL OIL
botanical name : Copaifera officinalis
Plant part : Crude Resin
country of origin : Brazil
processing method : Steam distilled
certification : USDA certified organic
Headache & migraine relief
Diuretic in nature
Prevents fungal infections
Promotes brain function
BLENDS WELL WITH :
A base note of medium aroma, Copaiba has a warm honey scent like honey. Rich and pleasant, it is easily identifiable as a base note.
AROMATIC SUMMARY :
HEALTH BENEFITS INCLUDE :
also blends well with : Black Pepper, Grapefruit & Lemongrass
Copaiba Balsam Resin is extracted from trees growing in the wild. They are found mainly in the South American rain forests, particularly in Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Venezuela. Distilled from gum resin that is wild harvested, by tapping or drilling holes into the trunk of the tree, much like how rubber trees are tapped. Copaiba Balsam Oil has been used historically as a fixative in perfumes and colognes. Copaiba contains the highest amounts of beta caryophyllene (55 percent) of any known essential oil. It is also considered to be one of the most anti-inflammatory substances on Earth.
The most important and impressive health benefits of copaiba essential oil include its ability to reduce pain, eliminate inflammation, protect against infections, heal the skin, prevent fungal growth, and boost the respiratory health. It improves the health of the skin and hair, maintains bladder control, speeds up healing, tightens the skin, and lowers blood pressure as well. Copaiba is well known for its astringent properties, which noticeably tighten the skin, which can help the skin look younger, reduce the appearance of wrinkles, and even strengthen the skin to prevent lesions or wounds as the body ages. Not only does it protect the skin and physically change it, copaiba essential oil also heals the skin and infuses the body with powerful nutrients and organic compounds that can eliminate the appearance of blisters, marks, and pimples. In fact, copaiba essential oil is often topically applied to scars in order to speed their healing and reduce their visibility.
In an aromatherapy context, copaiba essential oil is often turned to by people suffering from some sort of congestive problemor respiratory issue. When inhaled, the soothing nature of the copaiba essential oil, which is famed as an anti-inflammatory substance, can ease any discomfort and loosen the tensed muscles and glands that might be causing the irritation. As an element in aromatherapy, copaiba essential oil has often been used to lighten the spirits and improve mood. There aren’t many essential oils that have such a sweet, pleasant smell of rich honey, and the combination of the scent and its gentle effects on your hormonal balance can significantly improve your day.
Copaiba essential oil is a wonderful analgesic and has been used in this capacity for generations. Whether in an aromatherapeutic context or when topically applied, the oil can help to reduce pain and loosen muscles and even ease the discomfort of headaches and migraines. When it comes to fungal infections, there aren’t too many essential oils that can do the trick, but the unique terpene structures found in copaiba essential oil are very effective as antifungal agents. If you suffer from athlete’s foot or any sort of nail fungus, applying some copaiba essential oil should significantly speed up the healing process and protect you from future infections.
The strong antibacterial nature of copaiba essential oil can act as a major booster for your immune system. It can act as a shield for your skin, protecting any wounds from developing an infection. It also protects you internally by eliminating harmful bacteria and microorganisms that may be negatively affecting you internally. Copaiba essential oil can help cleanse the body and detoxify the system by stimulating urination. As a diuretic substance, copaiba essential oil can help everything from incontinence to bedwetting. For boosting your heart health and reducing chances of a heart attack or stroke, add some copaiba to your aromatherapy ritual or the essential oil regimen. The anti-inflammatory and soothing nature of copaiba essential oil can help relieve the tension and strain in your blood vessels, allowing blood pressure to drop and making the strain disappear from your cardiovascular system. This helps prevent atherosclerosis, which is one of the leading causes of stroke and coronary heart disease.
ESSENTIAL OIL DILUTION GUIDE
Babies 6 months - 2 years
1 drop + 1Tbsp carrier oil
diffuse 1-2 drops 30 minutes max
Children 2 years+ 1% dilution
1 drop + 1 tsp carrier oil
3 drops + 1 Tbsp carrier oil
6 drops + 1 oz carrier oil
Adults 18 years+ 2% dilution
3 drops + 1 tsp carrier oil
6 drops + 1 Tbsp carrier oil
12 drops + 1 oz carrier oil
Always dilute essential oils, especially when applying them topically on young children. We recommend the following carrier oils
All pure essential oils require dilution before use; for external use only. Pay extra attention to using essential oils around young children and pets. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Apply to face with caution, as contact with eyes should be avoided. Excessive use of this oil can lead to stomach issues, safe for use in moderation.