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Copaiba-Did You Know?

Did you know copaiba essential oil comes from the copaiba tree, which can grow taller than 100 feet and most are found in tropical Brazil?  For centuries copiaba has been used in traditional health practices by the natives Brazilian people. More recently copiaba oil is used in cosmetic products including soaps, lotions, and creams.  

Copaiba taken internally helps support the immune, digestive, cardiovascular, and nervous systems. Adding copaiba directly to the mouth may benefit your oral care, soothing and cleaning the gums and oral cavity as well. Copiaba helps to uplift the mood and lessen depression. It also helps to fight nervous tension, anxiety and stress problems when diffusing aromatically.

Copaiba is also used by artists as a material used in oil paint recipes and in ceramic decoration. The production of copiaba is important to the Amazon because most of all of Brazils oil resin come from these trees.