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Copaiba

$11.75

Pure, therapeutic Copaiba essential oil

Botanical name :  Copaifera officinalis

Extraction method / Source :  Steam Distilled / Resin

Aroma :  Woody, 

Note :   Base    Odor Intensity :   1

Key constituents :   Caryophyllene

Plant description :  Botanical family :         Copaiba is a leguminous tree native to South America.  Its trunk exudes a fragrant colorless resin, which is used for making varnish and lacquer, and as a base in paints and glazes.  

Regions of Production :   Brazil

Growing Practices :   Resin is collected from trees grown without chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Properties :   Analgesic, anti-hemorrhagic,  anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral, antiseptic, astringent    (Battaglia, 2003, Schnaubelt, 1998)   

Uses / Benefits :   Used in topical analgesic preparations, and as a fixative for natural perfumes.    (Battaglia, 2003)

Modes of Administration :  Topical :  massage, compress, skin care.      

Fragrant influences:     (Battaglia, 2003, Tisserand, 2014)

Safety :  

Blends well with :  Roman Chamomile, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Frankincense, or Ylang Ylang.

History / Fun Facts :

TIMELESS Essential Oils - Authentic Aromatherapy Source  :  We guarantee the purity and quality of all our therapeutic oils.  Current Certificate of Analysis is available upon request.  All essential oils are best stored in an airtight container away from heat and light.

References :

Althea Press, Essential Oils : Natural Remedies, 2015. Althea Press, Berkeley, CA.

Battaglia, SalvatoreThe Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, Second Edition, 2003. The International Centre of Holistic Aromatherapy, Brisbane, Australia.

Catty, SuzanneHydrosols : The Next Aromatherapy, 2001. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy: Soothing Remedies to Restore, Rejuvenate, and Heal, 2002. Prentice Hall Press, New York, NY.

Cooksley, Valerie Gennari, Aromatherapy : A Holistic Guide to Natural Healing with Essential Oils, 2015.  Floramed Publishing, The Woodlands, TX.

England, Allison, Aromatherapy for Mother and Baby, 1994. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Falconi, Dina, Earthly Bodies and Heavenly Hair : Natural and Healthy Personal Care for Every Body, 1998.  Ceres Press, Woodstock, NY.

Green, Mindy, Natural Perfumes, 1999. Interweave Press, Loveland, CO.

Hampton, Aubrey, Natural and Organic Hair and Skin Care, 1987. Organica Press, Tampa, FL.

International Fragrance Research Association, http://www.ifraorg.org/en-us/standards (January 5, 2016).

Mojay, Gabriel,  Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit, 1997. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Schnaubelt, Kurt, Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy, (English translation)1998. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Schnaubelt, Kurt, The Healing Intelligence of Essential Oils : The Science of Aromatherapy, 2011. Healing Arts Press, Rochester, VT.

Shutes, JadeThe Dynamics of Blending: A Guide to Blending and a Reference Manual for Essential Oils and Base Materials, 2014. The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies, Chapel Hill, NC.

Tisserand, Robert and Young, Rodney, Essential Oil Safety, 2nd edition, 2014. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, New York, NY.

Tourles, Stephanie L, Hands On Healing Remedies, 2012. Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA.

United States Food and Drug Administration, HHS, 182.1  Substances That Are Generally Recognized as Safe, 182.20 Essential oils, Oleoresins (solvent-free), and natural extractives (including distillates), http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/CFR-2012-title21-vol3-sec182 (January 28, 2016).

Worwood, Valerie Ann, The Complete Book of Essential Oils & Aromatherapy, 1991.  New World Library, Novato, CA.

 

Notice : This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any condition or disease, and should not take the place of evaluation by a qualified health professional. Although we strive to provide information which is accurate and up to date, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of this information.

Precautions : Pure essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts. Do not use them undiluted, or in the eyes or mucus membranes. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute it with a proper carrier oil and test on a small patch of skin before applying to a large area. Do not take them internally except under the direction of a qualified professional trained in Aromatherapy. Always familiarize yourself with the safety, contraindications and proper preparation of each essential oil before use. Note that when using essential oils for children and the elderly, very low concentrations should be used. Keep all essential oils away from children and pets. 



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