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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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Copaiba is an oily tree resin that can be used for acne treatments, dandruff control, and anti-inflammatory creams, while its resin can be used as a woody fragrance.
langsdorfii, "Cupaih", "Kupa'y" (Paraguay); "Cabrewa", "Copaiba", "Jatoba", "Pau oleo de copaiba" (Brasil); C.
Copaiba, Copaiba Obtained by boring holes into heartwood, it
The menthol is combined with oils of eucalyptus, copaiba, citrus and lavender, along with glucosamine and chondroitin, in a pure lanolin base.
We find the patriarch of Brazilian medical literature, Dr Joao Ferreira da Rosa, a seventeenthcentury physician, telling his patients to drink "powdered burnt crab in a glass of molasses water", to put "under the arms, in the armpit.., arsenic paste", with "gum arabic", and "for urinary incontinence" to smear with copaiba oil "the penis, interseminal canal and belly" [1974: 352-3].
Influencia do tamanho da embalagem plastica na producao de mudas de ipe (Tabebuia serratifolia) de copaiba (Copaifera langsdorffii) e de angico-vermelho (Piptadeniaperegrina).
Desenvolvimento inicial de mudas de copaiba sob diferentes niveis de sombreamento Plant Production and Crop Protection e substratos.