Copaiba has almost no scent and is made from a tree resin (like Frankincense). It’s considered to be one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory substances on earth and a pain relief oil used in Peruvian traditional medicine.
You can put it in the diffuser,
you can eat it,
mix with honey for a sore throat,
apply to skin for almost any skin condition,
it’s calming and useful for anxiety conditions.
It’s so good for us, regulatory boards kinda won’t let us say how good it is…I have linked to various studies below so you can read some of the research that is available though.
If you’re not using your Copaiba essential oil….go find it…and use it! We’re so lucky to have it.
If you’ve been wondering what to do with Copaiba in your starter kit…Bonnie (a personal trainer and member of our Facebook groups) says,
“I do 2 drops of Copaiba under my tongue whenever I see the bottle.
I want this oil running thru my veins at all times.
It’s also in all my muscle mixes.”
Copaiba essential oil is a distilled oil from an oleoresin called copaiba.This resin is produced as a sap from a tree in South America from the Copaifera genus. Copaiba is considered to be one of the most anti-inflammatory substances on earth.
According to this study Copaiba applied topically helps to reduce acne. It’s also known to help reduce appearance of wrinkles and to strengthen the skin as we get older. It’s often used to treat scars to speed healing and reduce visibility.
The Open Dentistry Journal tells us that the studies of Copaiba make it potent oral care agent with its potent antimicrobial properties!
Indigenous peoples of Brazil use Copaiba for healing
I didn’t know this until recently…Copaiba is a traditional remedy used for the treatment of
skin and urinary tract infections,
ulcer and tumours,
playing an important role in the primary health care of the indigenous population of Brazil. This was shown to be true and is written about here in Pubmed…find out more here!