Mountain Rose Herbs

Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil

  • Copaifera officinalis
  • Origin: Brazil
Copaiba Balsam Essential Oil


Parts Used

Crude balsam

Extraction Method

Steam distilled

Note Classification



Mild, sweet, woody, slightly balsamic


This oil has been is mostly utilized in the fragrance industry, and has some skin care applications.

Blends Well With

Cedarwood, citrus oils, clary sage, jasmine, rose, vanilla, ylang ylang

Herbal Miscellany

The crude balsam and herbal oil have been used in paints and lacquers as an emollient.


Oil Specific: Avoid while pregnant. May cause skin irritation.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.

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