Copaiba Essential Oil
Karen says, "I started using the oils for my migraines and now I use several different oils for different issues with great results. Love that they're a Christian company also!"
Plant Origin: South America
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from balsam.
Selah oil blends that contain Copaiba essential oil:
Uses & Indications
This oil has been used to help support the body after injury and historically used support digestion.
Applied twice a day for 21 days to 10 volunteers for acne with significant reduction in acne (Buckle, 272).
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Buckle, Jane. Clinical Aromatherapy Essential Oils in Practice (2003).
Topical: Apply diluted directly to the area of concern.
Ok for children 2+ with proper dilution.
Pregnancy safe with extra dilution.
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Inhalation: Diffuse or inhale directly.
Generally regarded as safe (GRAS) by the FDA
Internal: Although the quality of Selah Oils is excellent, it is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a certified physician who is also certified in aromatherapy. We recommend getting internal dosing instructions from a licensed physician as some essential oils are not recommended for oral consumption. This is in no way a reflection on our oil quality, only a matter of safety and caution with respect to how concentrated essential oils are. When used within safe parameters, and under your physician's care, the quality of our essential oils is such that they can be used internally if deemed appropriate.
However, with that said, it is important to remember the extreme concentration of essential oils. "Using essential oils by rubbing them into the skin or via inhalation is in many cases more effective than oral delivery" (Schnaubelt 96).
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.
All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.It is not advised to take essential oils internally unless under the guidance of a licensed physician who is also certified in aromatherapy.
Repeated use can result in contact sensitization.
If for any reason you get essential oils in your eyes, put carrier oil along the eyebrows above the eyes and on the cheekbones below the eyes.
Do not put essential oils inside your ear canal.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
GC/MS Key Constituents:
Cadina-1(6),4-diene <cis> 1.54%
Schnaubelt, Kurt Ph.D., Advanced Aromatherapy (1995), p. 96.
Higley, Connie & Alan. Reference Guide for Essential Oils (2012).
Tisserand, Robert. Essential Oil Safety, Second Ed. (2014).
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