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Copaiba has been getting the world’s attention, thanks to its multiple therapeutic properties.
Also known as the oil of life, it is extracted from Copaifera officinalis, common in Brazil.
It is frequently used to soothe inflammations, skin problems, open cuts and wounds, thanks to its anti-inflammatory, healing, and antiseptic properties.
For being a powerful anti-inflammatory and natural antibiotic, copaiba oil is recommended for muscle pains, activating the circulation, detoxifying the body, antiseptic, expectorant, laxative, etc.
Besides that, it is also highly recommended for hair and skin treatments.
Copaiba oil is good for:
Skin issues, like rashes, dermatitis, tinea versicolor, and eczema;
Respiratory issues, like coughing, excessive secretion, and bronchitis;
Colds and flu;
Urinary tract infections;
Inflammatory joint diseases, like arthritis.
Copaiba can also be used to fight sexually transmitted infections, such as syphilis and gonorrhea. Isn’t it amazing?
The best way to get all these benefits is using the copaiba essential oil, which can be found in natural product stores and in pharmacies.
This oil must be used, preferably, following the orientations of a doctor or phytotherapist since it may cause some side-effects, such as vomiting, nausea, sickness, and diarrhea.
Copaiba oil is contraindicated for pregnant or nursing women, and for patients with gastric sensibilities or issues.
Besides that, some studies suggest that copaiba oil has properties that have been shown to be effective in the treatment of different types of cancer and also tuberculosis. Interesting, isn’t it?
Did you know the benefits of copaiba oil?
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