Copaiva (Copaifera reticulata officinalis L)

Copaiva is obtained from the bark of the tree Copaiva, to hack to holes in the stem, which extend to the core, so that a leaking liquid which collects it. A single tree provides up to 50 liters of this liquid, but after that it closes said holes again so that the tree does not die.

Copaiva was formerly in Europe quite well known, but fell temporarily forgotten. Only in recent years Copaiva was rediscovered as a healing plant.

The essential oil of copaiba tree to win by a water distillation emerging from the tree liquid. Copaivaöl smells very woody, typically oriental, very balmy, generally very pleasant.

Use finds the oil, which is also called the “panacea of ​​the Amazon,” for example, skin diseases, including psoriasis, also for coughs, inflamed airways, it drives the urine and the Indians it will probably also be used for prevention. In the Amazon, the Indians should be treated with Copaiva the umbilical cord of newborns, also used to treat venereal diseases balm is to be used.

Copaiva oil helps with painful wounds, the healing of wounds is accelerated. Wounds that are supplied with this antiseptic oil, have much less common infections, in addition, it was found that it is less common to blood poisoning.

Copaiva oil soothes at the same time our soul, it spreads good mood and serenity, it relieves nervousness. It stimulates the nervous system and gives us new strength to cope with everyday problems.

But it also acts as a calming effect on the mind, it can help us relieve stress, but also in good perfume, it is often included.

Copaiva goes particularly well with other oils such as jasmine oil, violet oil, rose oil, cassia or lavender oil.

Profile of Copaiva


Dry distillation in vacuo of the resin

2 kg give 1 l l.

Effect of Copaiva on the soul

Provide comfort and satisfaction.

Applications of Copaiva

Internal use of Copaiva



Urinary tract infections and bronchial diseases

Twice daily two drops einrhren honey in a Kaffeelffel and Dissolve in a glass of warm water or herbal tea.

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