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Scientific Name: Copaifera officinalis
Country of Origin: Brazil
Synonyms: Copahu balsam, Copaiba, Copaiva, Jesuit's Balsam, Maracaibo Balsam, Para Balsam
Plant family: Fabaceae(Leguminosae)
Plant Parts Used: resin
Extraction Method: Essential oil is collected by dry distillation from the crude balsam.
Physical Characteristics: viscous, yellowy-brown or greenish grey liquid
Aroma: the crude balsam has a mild and woody slightly spicy odor, where the oil has a mild sweet, balsamic-peppery odour.
Main Note: Base Note
Main Constituents: 90% caryophyllene
Blends well with: cananga, ylang ylang, vanilla, jasmine, violet and other florals.
Safety Precautions: Relatively non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization. Large doses cause vomiting and diarrhea.
Collections: Essential Oils Wholesale Products
Type: Essential Oil