Copiaba Balsam has a warm honey scent like honey. Rich and pleasant Copiaba Balsam Resin is extracted from trees growing in the wild. They are found mainly in the South American rain forests, particularly in Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Venezuela. The resin is harvested by tapping or drilling holes into the trunk of the tree, much like how rubber trees are tapped.
Botanical Name: Copaifera spp
Main Constituents: β-Caryophyllene: 30%
Plant Part: Crude Resin
Extraction Method: Extracted directly from the tree
Description / Color / 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: With oils from the floral and spice families, oils with Oriental bases – Rose, Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Frankincense. It can also support the softer qualities of oils such as Ylang-ylang or Vanilla.
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.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.