Updated: Jan 12
Copaiba Skin Benefits
As a longtime traditional medicine in South America and particularly Brazil, the benefits of copaíba resin oil are numerous. From treating skin conditions to improving the health and natural beauty of your skin, this oil is one to consider adding to your skincare routine. Copaíba oil is well known for its healing effects thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, making it a wonderful treatment for infection, skin conditions, and muscular/skin pain relief. It’s actually considered to be one of the most anti-inflammatory substances on Earth!
In addition to its acne-preventing and blemish-treating properties, copaíba oil is packed with nourishing vitamins and minerals that benefit your skin. Some of the most notable benefits of using copaíba oil on your skin include:
Neutral emollient that retains moisture within the skin
Anti-inflammatory thanks to the richness of the compound beta-caryophyllene, which is the same active compound found in CBD oil
Contains natural acne-fighting properties
Infuses the skin with powerful nutrients and compounds to help reduce the appearance of acne, scarring, stretch marks and other blemishes
Astringent properties help tighten the skin and muscles and prevent the appearance of wrinkles
Lightweight carrier oil that’s perfect for a natural beard oil
As an ingredient in natural skincare products, andiroba seed oil benefits the skin, joints and muscles due to its anti-inflammatory, conditioning, and rejuvenating properties. Its vitamins and minerals promote the growth of new skin cells, so it is highly beneficial for speeding up the healing of skin after injury, rash and skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.
Andiroba oil also contains a collagen booster that plumps skin and improves firmness, so it works very well as a treatment for fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots. The oil penetrates the skin easily to deep-treat dry skin and rejuvenates skin cells.
Some of the vitamins and minerals that make andiroba seed oil so effective include andirobin, Vitamins A, C, and E, in addition to linoleic acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid, stearic acid, and more. Andiroba oil is rich in fatty acids as well, providing highly effective antioxidizing properties.
As a skincare solution, andiroba seed oil is used to:
Protect skin from the elements
Heal dry, cracked skin
Treat chronic skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis
Reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Condition and smooth the skin
Treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, and muscle pain
All-natural insect repellent
Promote natural and healthy hair
Stimulate healthier hair growth by stimulating the flow of blood to the scalp