Copaiba - Resin Oil - 10ml

Harriet Herbery

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Copaiba - Resin Oil - 10ml - Harriet Herbery
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Name: Copaiba

Botanical Name: Copaifera officinalis (Jacq.) L.

Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

Plant Part Used: Resin/Oleoresin 

Extraction Method: Distillation.  The reasons for using the oleoresin in aromatherapy are that it does less damage to the trees, and it contains more therapeutic compounds than the distilled oil. This is oil soluble.

Perfumery Note: Base

Aromatic Description: Fresh, earthy, heavy, sweet, resinous, creamy, woody

Colour/Characteristics: Colourless to light brown viscous liquid

Main Chemical Constituents: ß-Caryophyllene, germacrene D, α-bergamotene, jumulene

Blends Well With: Benzoin, black pepper, elemi, eucalyptus, geranium, ginger, lavender, lemon, juniper berry, German chamomile, Roman chamomile, lime, cedarwood, ylang ylang

Properties/Uses: Analgesic, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, cicatrising, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, circulatory.  Copaiba Balsam has long been used to soothe the joint pains associated with normal aging. It makes a delicate warming addition to respiratory blends, and is a bit more gentle than stronger oils like eucalyptus.  May be used to treat bronchitis, sore throats, tonsillitis, varicose veins, urinary tract infections, cystitis, intestinal cramps and spasms, stomach-ache, muscular pain, bacterial and inflammatory skin conditions, wrinkles, scar tissue, wounds, eczema, psoriasis, acne, insect bites, irritated skin, fungal skin conditions, athletes foot.

Energetics: May be used to help relieve anxiety, tension, irritability, anger, frustration, when we are feeling overwhelmed or are struggling to focus due to stress or pressure.  Copaiba can help to support reflection and introspection while calming and soothing our nerves.

Use: Body oil, body butter, ointment, salve, cream, lotion, balm, direct inhalation, diffuser, oil burner, oil vaporiser, personal inhaler, aromatic spritzer.

Safety: No contraindications known, non-sensitising, non-toxic, non-irritant.

Conservation Status: Not listed

 

We do not recommend these products as a replacement for traditional medicine.

Do Not Ingest.

Do Not Use Undiluted.

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.

Discontinue Use If Irritation Occurs.

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