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COPAIBA OIL - RESIN

Active compounds from the rainforest to bring wildness to your formulas


INCI

COPAIFERA SPP. OIL RESIN

DESCRIPTION

COPAIBA OIL - RESIN
Copaiba oil-resin (Copaifera oficinalis) is one of the most sold medicinal oils in the Amazon.

Mixed with honey and andiroba fights throat infections and overall influenza processes. It is much appreciated to treat infections in the respiratory and urinary tract due to its healing and anti-inflammatory qualities.

Copaiba oil-resin is known as a natural antibiotic that acts highly effective against gram-positive bacteria. In the industrial-cosmetic process, it is used as a component of fragrance in perfumes and cosmetic preparations, because of its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and emollient properties.

The chemical composition of the copaiba oil-resin may have approximately 72 sesquiterpenes (hydrocarbons) and 28 diterpenes (carboxylic acids). The most studied sesquiterpene is caryophyllene showing high efficiency in pain relieve and anti-fungal properties. Among the diterpenes, the kaurenoic and copalic acid stand out.

Copaiba oil-resin is valued because of its antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and emollient properties. Recommended for anti-acne and depilatory formulations; for oily skin with antiseptic properties. Rapidly relieves pain and itching of the inflamed and irritated skin.

Copaiba oil-resin together with andiroba oil they are extremely effective in fighting dandruff. In oily hair copaiba oil-resin helps to balance the excessive scalp sebum production.

APPLICATIONS

Rainforests resins suitable for skincare and haircare applications:
Copaiba oil - resin is traditionally used for:

SKINCARE
  • Anti-acne
  • Anti-inflammatory 
  • Antiseptic 
  • Depilatory 
  • Oily skin
HAIRCARE
  • Antiseptic
  • Dandruff
  • Oily / fatty hair

CHARACTERISTICS

LATIN NAMECOPAIFERA OFICINALIS
APPEARANCELIQUID WITH LOW VISCOSITY
COLOURYELLOWISH, GREENISH UP TO BROWNISH, EXPOSED TO AIR THE COLOR DARKENS, APPLYING ON A DRY SURFACE FORMS A HARD FILM OF RESIN
FRAGRANCECHARACTERISTIC OF WOOD
NATURALITY INDEX100 %
SOLUBILITY IN WATERINSOLUBLE IN WATER
ACID VALUETHIS PRODUCT DOES NOT HAVE ANY FATTY ACIDS, THE HIGHER THE ACIDITY VALUE THE HIGHER THE PRESENCE OF CONSTITUENTS ACIDS

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