Copaiba Balsam, Copaifera langsdorfii
Pure Essential Oil

Also C. officinalis, C. reticulata. e. o. is obtained by steam distillation of the resin. Yellowish to amber liquid with pleasant woody balsamic scent.The oil consists primarily of sesquiterpene hydrocarbons. Its main component is beta-caryophyllene, a potent anti-inflammatory and antiallergic compound. It is the most reach source of caryophyllene known (~50% of the total in the oil). One of the most popular folk remedy in South America
Main Components: beta-caryophyllene, sesquiterpenes, diterpenes, methlyl copalate, kaurenoic acid.
Actions*: antiinflammatory, antiallergic, diuretic, anticancer, skin tonic, expectorant, hypotensive.
Applications*: skin revitalizing and regenerating, wounds, acne, herpes, eczema, inflammations, psoriasis, hemorrhoids, colds, bronchitis, antiseptic for sore throat, upper respiratory and urinary tract infections, varicose veins, pains.
Safety data: non-toxic, rarely sensitizing, non-irritating.

photo of the plant

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