Copaiba Essential Oil
Copaiba is a powerhouse oil used to supports may systems in the body including cardiovascular, immune, digestive and respiratory. In addition, it serves as a powerful antioxidant and helps to calm, soothe, and support the nervous system. Other known benefits of Copaiba are for the skin. It can be used to promote clear, smooth skin and reduces the appearance of blemishes.
Copaiba essential oil is derived from the resin of the copaiba tree which can grow upwards of more than 100 feet and can be found in tropical South America. Copaiba oil is widely used in cosmetic products including soaps, creams, lotions, and perfumes. Since the 16th century, copaiba essential oil has been utilized in traditional health practices by the natives of north and northeastern Brazil.
Similar to Black Pepper essential oil, Copaiba can help soothe anxious feelings and it can be applied to the skin to promote a clear, smooth complexion. Taken internally, Copaiba essential oil supports the health of the cardiovascular, immune, digestive, nervous, and respiratory systems.* Although Copaiba does not contain psychoactive cannabinoids, the main component caryophyllene may be neuroprotective and have cardiovascular and immune benefits.* It’s also a powerful antioxidant that promotes immune health.*
Plant Part: Resin from Copaifera reticulata, officinalis,
coriacea, and langsdorffii
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Description: Spicy, woody
Main Chemical Component: β-caryophyllene