Copaiba Essential Oil In Brief

Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil, like Myrrh Essential Oil, and Frankincense Essential Oil, is a potent antioxidant.

However, it is the similarity of Copaiba Essential Oil to Hemp Essential Oil which is getting Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil all the attention.

Copaiba Essential Oil interacts with our Endocannabinoid system in a similar way to Hemp Essential Oil, pairing itself with CB2 receptors, which are located in our peripheral organs and immune system with a lot of them residing in the gut. By contrast CB1 receptors are mainly in the brain.

Copaiba Essential Oil Health Benefits

Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil Health Benefits :: antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-microbial, antioxidant, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, astringent, calmative, circulatory, diaphoretic, (induces perspiration), diurectic, emmenagogue, hepato-protetive, stimulant, vulnerary, (wound healing).

Copaiba Essential Oil Main Uses

  • Pain relief
  • Teething, gum infections & oral hygene (kills Strep)
  • Grounding
  • Regulates urination & sweating
  • Topical use aids weight loss
  • Respiratory infections
  • Muscle & joint pain
  • Hormone balance
  • Arthritis and osteoporosis pain & symptom relief
  • Headaches
  • Anxiety & depression
  • Immune-boosting + infection-fighting
  • Supports liver health
  • High blood pressure
  • Brain health – heals cortex damage

Cobaiba Essential Oil For Skincare

  • Wound healing
  • Scar healing
  • Age spots / Liver spots
  • Reduces fine lines & wrinkles
  • Fades blemishes
  • Improves skin tone, integrity & brightness
  • Clears skin infections
  • Skin fungal infections, including athlete’s foot

INCI :: Copaifera Officinalis

Copaiba Essential Oil Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Active Constituents in Copaiba Essential Oil :: Copaiba Essential Oil is comprised of at least 90% Sequiterpenes, which influence the brain, esp. the hypothalamus, pituitary and amygdala, which control emotions & hormonal responses. They also tend to possess noteworthy antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Copaiba Essential Oil also contains; B-Caryophyllene, a-Copaiene, delta-Cadinene, Gamma-Cadinene & Cedrol.

Cautions: May cause skin irritation, nausea, & vomiting in a small number of people, especially if used incorrectly.

Always use a carrier oil to properly dilute Copaiba Essential Oil.

Contraindications: Do not use during pregnancy.

Combines well with: Almost all essential oils.

Substitute oils: Hemp Essential Oil + Frankincense Essential Oil + Ylang Ylang Essential Oil + Sandalwood Essential Oil + Rose Otto Essential Oil

Copaiba Essential Oil Interesting Fact :: Copaiba Essential Oil is known as amagnifier or ‘driver’. This means when Copaiba is used with another essential oil, it will enhance the properties of the other essential oil. This means it’s possible to use smaller quantities of a more expensive essential oil, like Sandalwood Essential Oil, for example, in conjunction with Copaiba, and the Copaiba Essential Oil will magnify the healing properties of the Sandalwood.

Twofer :: Copaiba Essential Oil can be used as a fixative in natural aromatics in place of Oakmoss Absolute. It is a base note in perfumery terms.

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