Benefits: anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and pain relief
Botanical Name: Copaifera spp
Plant Part: Crude Resin
Extraction Method: Extracted directly from the tree
Description / Color / Consistency: Pale yellow to yellow clear liquid, light in consistency. As the oil ages, especially when exposed to air, the color darkens, brownish at times and slight turbidity may be observed.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A soft woody base note with a slight hint of sweetness to it.
Blends With: Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil blends well with oils from the floral and spice families, oils with Oriental bases, and with the aphrodisiac oils – Rose, Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Frankincense. It can also support the softer qualities of oils such as Ylang-ylang or Vanilla.
Copaiba Balsam Oil
Copaiba Balsam Resin is extracted from trees growing in the wild. They are found mainly in the South American rain forests, particularly in Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Venezuela. The resin is harvested by tapping or drilling holes into the trunk of the tree, much like how rubber trees are tapped. Although this resin is often referred to as balsam, it is not a true balsam. Copaiba Balsam Oil has been used historically as a fixative in perfumes and colognes.