First discovered by inhabitants of north and northeastern Brazil, Copaiba, extracted from the sap of the Copaifera tree, has been used by the indigenous people dating back to the 16th century. Mixed with other ingredients, they have been using the oil orally and topically ever since. Copaiba oil is still commonly used today throughout Central and South America, especially for its amazing properties.
Copaiba oil and resin have a long history of use to promote wellness and as an artist material and an adhesive. As it contains many powerful ingredients, its unique properties make Copaiba a sought-after oil that can be applied topically or ingested.
Here are a few of the benefits of this essential and versatile force of nature:
Copaiba essential oil contains the highest amounts of beta caryophyllene (55%)—highest of any known essential oil
Copaiba oil is an active ingredient of Young Living Deep Relief™ and Breath Again™ Roll-On blends
Promotes overall wellness
May be an important part of a daily health regimen
Mixed with honey and warm water Copaiba makes a delicious tea