WHAT IS COPAIBA?
Copaiba is an essential oil that is extracted from the trunk of many South American leguminous trees, which are found mostly in the Amazon jungles of Brazil. Though this essential oil has been used medicinally for hundreds of years by Amazon natives, the benefits of copaiba oil have been rediscovered with scientific scrutiny in the 21st century. The majority of these health benefits result from the way copaiba oil affects the body’s Endocannabinoid system. Before we can dive into how the copaiba essential oil affects the Endocannabinoid system to produce health benefits, let’s start with a quick and easy description of what this system is and how it works.