Is Copaiba Essential Oil The New Cannabis Oil?

What is Copaiba Oil?

Copaiba essential oil is extracted from the resin of the magnificent Copaiba trees, which grow over 100 feet tall in South America. The use of Copaiba oil dates back to as far as the 16th century, where natives in northern Brazil used it in their traditional health practices. Today it is now used world wide in beauty products like creams, lotions and perfumes, and also therapeutically in it’s extracted oil form.

What are the health benefits of Copaiba?

Copaiba essential oil is a powerful antioxidant and can assist with:

  • Pain and injury management
  • Calming and supporting the Nervous System
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Immunity
  • Digestive and gut related issues
  • Respiratory function
  • Improving skin health

The link between Copaiba and Cannabis Oil (CBD)

One of the most fascinating things about Copaiba is that it contains BCP (beta-caryophyllene), which is one of the most effective and therapeutic compounds found in Cannabis Oil. Coming from the Copaiba tree, it does not contain any psychoactive or psychotropic cannabinoids (so there are no “highs” involved). So you can have similar health benefits as CBD, without worrying about THC contamination or any legal issues which are associated with CBD oil use.

Why we use the doTERRA Copiaba Essential Oil

DoTERRA uses four types of resin (the only one on the market to do so), to create an oil that has 60% BCP. It is safe, legal and also affordable. Affordability is especially important for us as we see a lot of clients with chronic health problems, and we wanted to be able to provide a product that could be used regularly for treatment that wouldn’t cost a fortune.

Directions for use

We always recommend speaking to a qualified professional for best directions and dosage for use. Pop by and speak to one of our therapists and we’d be happy to give you advice on how to best use this product.


If you are pregnant, nursing or under a doctor’s care, it is recommended you consult your physician first. There is a possibility of skin sensitivity, avoid using on eyes, inners and sensitive areas.

Want to buy your own essential oils? 

We sell a large range of Doterra Essential Oils at pH Clinic Manly. If you think Essential Oils are going to be apart of your routine, then you are better off signing up for a wholesale account and reaping all the benefits that go with it.

Essential Oils are powerful extracts and can be used for a variety of applications including; using micro amounts in cooking, making your own low-tox cleaning products and using them to optimise health and wellbeing.

If you have more questions about Copaiba Oil or any other essential oils and their health benefits, feel free to send us an email! We’d love to answer your questions!

pHClinic Team

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