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The oleoresin of Copaifera officinalis and other species of Copaifera (family Leguminosae), a South American plant; copaiba oil is used as an expectorant, diuretic, and stimulant.
Synonym(s): balsam of copaiba
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But it showed that mice from the negative control group and groups treated with three different doses of the copaiba oil did not produce any malformation.
5% copaiba oil proved to be safe during the gestation of Wistar rats {Rattus norvegicus).
2007) also studied the chemical and anti-inflammatory activity investigations from the Copaiba oils obtained from C.