Copaiba essential oil is derived from the balsamic resin of the copaiba trees known scientifically as Copaifera officinalis and Copaifera langsdorffi and native to the Amazon rainforest of South America. The giant copaiba trees have very tall trunks and branches at the top from which they secrete a viscous and sticky liquid known as oleoresin. Copaiba Oleoresin Organic has a sweet, smooth scent that is earthy with a slight balsamic note. Copiaba is known for soothing aching muschles and joints. The warming capabilities of Copaiba Oleoresin Organic makes it a wonderful addition to support respiratory health and relieving occasional digestive upset. Copiaba is also known for balancng the immune system.