Copaiba essential oil is derived from the resin of the copaiba tree which can grow upwards of more than 30 metres 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 utilised in traditional health practices by the natives of north and northeastern Brazil. Similar to Black Pepper essential oil, Copaiba is soothing and calming to the emotions, and can be applied topically combined with a carrier oil to promote the appearance of a clear, smooth complexion.
HOW TO USE:
Powerfully relaxing, Copaiba oil comes from a fragrant tropical tree native to South America. Copaiba oil can help soothe anxious feelings and supports the cardiovascular, nervous, digestive, immune, and respiratory systems.
COLLECTION: Steam distillation of Resin from Copaifera reticulata, officinalis, coriacea, and langsdorffii
MAIN CONSTITUENTS: Caryophyllene
Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
Copaiba is a unique essential oil—when applied topically, it enhances the oils applied after. Copaiba contains the highest amounts of Beta Caryophyllene (55 percent) of any known essential oil. doTERRA works with harvesters living alongside the Amazon River who tree-tapping (similar to maple syrup harvesting) to collect the Copaiba resin.