“A Powerful Anti-Inflammatory that Heals Many Conditions”
Copaiba Oil comes from the Copaifera langsdorffii tree in South America which contains a powerful resin which is great for healing inflammation. And has been used by Native American tribes for healing for thousands of years.
Where is it Grows - The Copaifera langsdorffii tree grows in the Amazon Rainforest. It can be found in Brazil, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, Guyana, and Peru.
First Found - Natives in the rainforest first noticed Copaiba oils healing abilities when they noticed animals with skin wounds rubbing against the sap oozing from the tree— and that they were healing very quickly. So they decided to use it for their own healing and it worked great.
Used Externally and Internally - The refined form of Copaiba oil can be taken internally for many conditions and it can also be rubbed on the body to get rid of aches and pains. See how to take internally below.
Taste - Some describe the taste and smell as similar to honey with a little bit of a bitter aftertaste.
Powerful Anti-inflammatory - Copaiba oil is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory agents found on the planet. Great for arthritis , joint pain, and aches and pains in general. Rub the oil on the affected area or take internally as directed below.
Great Pain Reliever - Copaiba oil rubbed on any part of the body helps to get rid of pain, swelling, and redness. And it works great for getting rid of the itching of insect bites.
Respiratory Challenges - Copaiba oil inhaled is great for opening up the lungs and helping to relieve congestion and it also helps with asthma. Works well as an anti-inflammatory for the lungs. Just open a bottle and breath in the vapors or it can be added to a pot of boiling water and the vapors inhaled.
Expectorant - Copaiba oil is a good expectorant for removing phylum from the airways and soothing coughs.
Protects the Nervous System - Studies show that Copaiba oil helps to protect the nervous system with its powerful anti-inflammatory qualities.
Anti-Fungal Compound - Copaiba oil is a wonderful anti-fungal compound that works well for nail fungus and athletes foot. Just rub a few drops on the affected area.
Antibacterial Agent - Copaiba oil is a good immune boosting agent, and it also kills bacteria on the skin and promotes faster wound healing.
Helps with Leishmaniasis and other Parasites - New studies show that Copaiba oil can be up to 90% effective in helping to get rid of Leishmaniasis infections and other blood born infections. More studies to be done.
May Help with Dengue and Yellow Fever - New studies show that Copaiba oil may also help get rid of tropical viral infections such as dengue and yellow fever— more studies to be done.
Diuretic - Copaiba oil is a good diuretic agent for detoxing and water retention.
Heals Acne - In double-blind studies Copaiba oil seems to work very well for healing acne. Dab the full strength oil on the affected area and you will see healing in 2 or 3 days.
Helps with Wrinkles - Copaiba oil nourishes and tightens skin thus helping to get rid of wrinkles— thus making a person look younger. Plus in studies Copaiba oil has the ability improve healing after skin surgery. Also helps with rashes, irritated skin and makes skin more supple and flexible… plus it can also help with hemorrhoids, cuts, and bruises.
Disinfectant - Copaiba oil can also be used to disinfect surfaces — thus making it a multi-purpose cleaning agent.
Headaches and Migraines - Copaiba oil is amazing for soothing away headaches and migraines. Just inhale a little bit of the oil and your headache will be gone.
Soothes Away Anxiety - Copaiba oil soothes away anxiety and uplifts a person’s mood. Studies with mice show that Copaiba oil is very soothing and calming in general.
Gastric Ulcers and GI Distress - Copaiba oil is very good for helping to heal gastric ulcers and it also soothes the GI tract.
Lowers Blood Pressure - Copaiba oil also helps to soothe away tension and lower blood pressure.
Contains - Copaiba oil is distilled into an essential oil which contains powerful oleoresin and beta caryophyllene agents—both anti-inflammatory healing agents. And it contains an anti-irritant substance called alpha humulene. Plus delta cadinene a great antiseptic agent.
Used in Soaps and Cosmetics - Copaiba oil has also been used in soaps, fragrances, cosmetics, and perfumes.
Cancer - There is some evidence that Copaiba oil can slow the growth of tumors and kill cancer cells— more studies to be done. And some people going through chemotherapy swear that Copaiba oil is great for healing skin lesions caused by chemo and radiation therapy.
Biodiesel - And Copaiba oil is being looked at as a good source of biodiesel.
How to Take Internally - Some people get gastric upsets with Copaiba oil so it’s best to add it to juice or take 2 or 3 drops of the oil and place it in a gelatin capsule and take it that way— or take the oil with food. In general Copaiba oil takes a little time to work— so take it for 7 to 10 days.
Finding - Copaiba oil can be found by googling “Buy Copaiba oil” and lots of places that sell it will come up. And Copaiba oil can also be found on Amazon and eBay. And it’s very inexpensive, one oz usually sells for $6.
No Side Effects - If taken internally in large amounts Copaiba oil can cause stomachaches— but in general, it’s very safe. As with all things Copaiba oil should not be used by those who are pregnant, nursing, or small children.
There is a lot more research being done on this wonderful oil, and the more we look into it— the more health benefits we find— Pretty Amazing!
Enjoy this Healing Oil
Many Blessings to Everyone!
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist
Feel Free to Share - This information is meant to get you started so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
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