~Copaiba Essential Oil
Wildcrafted Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil (Copaifera langsdorfii) from Brazil is Wildcrafted Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the resin of the leguminous trees.
- Botanical Name: Copaifera langsdorfii
- Origin: Brazil
- Cultivation: Wildcrafted
- Method of Extraction: Steam distillation
- Part Used: Resin
- Note: Base
- Blends Well With: Rose, Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Frankincense, Ylang-ylang and Vanilla
Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil (Copaifera langsdorfii) from Brazil is Wildcrafted Therapeutic Quality Essential Oil steam distilled from the resin of the leguminous trees.
The crude resin of Copaiba Balsam trees is sustainably harvested in the rain forests of Brazil and then steam distilled to make this phenomenal essential oil.
This viscous liquid appears dark when exposed to light and has a spicy, woody scent.
Aromatherapists have cited numerous therapeutic properties for Copaiba Balsam essential oil, such as soothing skin, but this oil is most often used for perfumery.
It makes a wonderful fixative and a hearty base note for perfumes with sweet, floral overtones.
The people who live in areas where copaiba trees grow have long used copaiba oil-resin for a variety of different purposes. Some of these include:
- as an anti-inflammatory
- to promote wound healing
- to provide pain relief
- to treat a wide variety of infections, including bladder infections, gonorrhea, and strep throat
- to treat infections from the parasite that causes leishmaniasis
- as an aphrodisiac
- for contraception
- in cosmetic products, such as soaps, lotions, and shampoos
So far, many of the potential benefits of copaiba oil-resin and copaiba oil are based on anecdotal reports. However, that’s not to say that researchers haven’t been investigating the possible benefits as well.
General Safety Considerations:
- Do not take essential oils internally.
- Do not apply to eyes, sensitive areas or mucous membranes.
- Do not apply undiluted to skin (for directions on proper dilution, refer to an aromatherapy text).
- The information on this website is not intended to be used in the diagnosis, treatment or mitigation of any physical or mental illness. Essential oils are not drugs and are not appropriate for treatment of illnesses.
- Pregnant women, nursing mothers and children should not use essential oils without first consulting an appropriately trained healthcare practitioner.
- The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA.
I have diabetes and use this nightly for my feet, mainly toes. Gives me relief and mix 1 drop and a drop of coconut oil put it on the top of my hand rub the two oils together and walla - makes the toes feel much better.