Pure Copaiba Essential Oil (Copaifera officinalis) Some of the most important and impressive health benefits of copaiba essential Oil include its ability to reduce pain, eliminate inflammation, protect against infection, heal the skin, prevent fungal growth, boost respiratory health, improve the health of the skin and hair, improve bladder control, speed healing, tighten the skin, and lower . These are actually the effects which it produces upon consumption, or application. Anti – Inflammatory – It is widely touted as the best anti-inflammatorysubstance. Cicatrizant – promotes healing of injuries by faster formation of scar or scab Disinfectant – assists in cleaning out wounds, scrapes etc to prevent any infection by pathogens. Emollient – fancy word for moisturizers Astringent – shrinks skin tissue ( this has several cosmetic applications, as we shall see below ) Expectorant – aids in expelling phlegm Hypotensive – aids in lowering down Anti-Irritant for Skin It is absolutely amazing for getting healthier skin. In fact, Copaiba Oil is also generally safe to be applied in sensitive skin area, where most other essential Oils may not be applicable. Acne Take 2 drops of this Oil on a cotton ball and apply it directly (without diluting) on active acne. It shouldn’t sting. Wait for 2 – 3 hours. The area affected by the acne reduces considerably. Because of its super anti-inflammatory power, it reduces redness around the acne, making it much less noticeable. Use this trick daily and acne should be much less inflamed. Stretch Marks Copaiba Oil can be applied directly on stretch marks to fade them. If you feel stretch marks with adequate attention, it is easily noticed that these are depressions in skin. Apply Copaiba Oil as massage Oil on these scars. The depression starts to fill up in a few weeks. Use this in conjugation with olive Oil to fade away the stretch marks. Sagging Skin Apply it direct on skin areas which are sagging. Copaiba Oil boosts secretion of collagen and elastin to make skin firm and taut. Varicose Veins Copaiba Oil is excellent for treating varicose veins. It improves blood circulation of veins close to skin, allowing them to drain back and reduce pooled blood. This gets rid of varicose veins. No more compression garments to trouble your legs ! For Pain Relief This Oil really stands out as a natural pain relief. This property is used in many products as well. In fact, its pain relieving effects can be even stronger than Wintergreen essential Oil, which is well renowned for pain relief. Whatever be the cause of pain, this Oil helps in lowering down the sensation of pain. Arthritis and gout Headaches Pain due to an injury. If there is a cut or wound, apply it on outer edges of wound to lower inflammation and pain caused by stretching of skin during scab formation. Muscular cramp pain Back joint pain and sciatica – Use deep massage to relieve sciatica using this Oil. Copaiba Oil in Sitz Bath If you never heard of it, sitz bath is a bath taken for the lower part of body only. It is used to relieve hemorrhoids and problems of region, like bacterial or fungal infections. Add 8 – 10 drops of Copaiba Oil in sitz bath. Its mild antimicorbial properties help in getting rid of infections. It improves blood circulation and helps in hemorrhoids pain too. Lighten up your Smelling Copaiba Oil helps to lighten up tense mood as it has nice and sweet honey like aroma.