Botanical Name: Copaifera officinalis
Plant Part: Crude Resin
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: he Copaiba Balsam Resin is extracted from the wild growing trees. They are found mainly in the South American rain forests - particularly Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Venezuela. The resin is harvested by tapping or drilling holes into the trunk of the tree. In this way it is much like how rubber trees are tapped. Although this resin is often referred to as balsam, it is not a true balsam.
Color: Yellow to brownish liquid that becomes darker when exposed to air.
Consistency: Medium to Heavy
Aromatic Fragrance: Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil has a warm, honey-like scent. It is rich and pleasant; it is easily identifiable as a base note.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: roperties of Copaiba Balsam include being soothing, balancing and uplifting. In combination with other essential oils it is a great fixative that binds more volatile aromas and extends their shelf life.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: opaiba Balsam Essential Oil blends well with oils from the spice family, oils from the floral family, and essential oils with Oriental bases. They also work well with the aphrodisiac oils ? Rose, Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Frankincense. It can also support the softer qualities of oils such as Ylang-ylang, Vanilla or Jasmine.
Cautions: May cause possible dermal sensitization.. Avoid use during pregnancy.