This oil is probably one of the less familiar oils to newer oil users – most have heard of Lavender and Peppermint, but Copaiba is more exotic. It is grown in Brazil where it has a long tradition of use in folk medicine. It is being increasingly studied for a surprisingly wide variety of medicinal applications.
This very gentle oil can be used topically, aromatically, and Copaiba Vitality can be ingested.
Studies on Copaiba
Check out this compilation of studies that looked at Copaiba’s anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-tumor, gastric protective, wound healing, anti-viral, and antioxidant properties!!!
(The article is Brazilian and therefore in Portuguese. You will need to have Google translate it.)
Copaiba is also remarkable because it is extraordinarily rich in beta-caryophyllene, whichis the active ingredient in cannabis. No, Copaiba oil won’t make you high, and no, we don’t suggest smoking it, but many scientific studies have shown that this compound is amazing for a variety of applications. And this study shows is incredibly effective at reducing anxiety and depression.
The second article I posted about Copaiba will help you understand why Copaiba is the main ingredient in Stress Away AND why Stress Away works so very, very well.
Here are some suggested uses for Copaiba:
1. Soothe unhappy teething babies by applying Copaiba to the jawline.
2. Mix Copaiba with other oils or layer it over other oils. It is a magnifier, which means it will magnify the effects of other oils!
3. Apply to bumps, bruises, or swollen areas.
4. Apply to the bridge of the nose to relieve discomfort from swollen nasal passages.
5. Diffuse alone or with other soothing oils.
6. Combine 5 drops each of Copaiba, Frankincense, and Idaho Balsam Fir in a capsule to soothe significant discomfort.
7. After reading the research article about Copaiba’s many effects, consider taking Copaiba in a capsule.
8. Ingest to soothe an upset stomach.