Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil
Certifications: Kosher, vegan
Botanical Name: Copaifera spp
Main Constituents: Œ≤-Caryophyllene (30%)
Plant Part: Crude resin
Processing Method: Extracted directly from the tree
Description / Colour / Consistency: A medium to heavy yellow to a brownish liquid that darkens when exposed to air.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A base note of medium aroma, Copaiba Balsam has a warm honey scent like honey. Rich and pleasant, it is easily identifiable as a base note.
Blends With: Oils from the spice and floral families, oils with Oriental bases, and aphrodisiac oils, such as rose, jasmine, sandalwood, and frankincense. Also combines well with ylang ylang and vanilla.
Product Abstract: Copaiba balsam is not a true balsam, but it is tapped directly from trees in South America (similar to many other tree-based oils). While it has traditionally been used for its aromatic properties, excitement about the potential health benefits of Œ≤-Caryophyllene has increased its popularity recently.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.