Copaiba Balsam

How does Copaiba Balsam work?

Copaiba balsam oil might help kill germs, decrease swelling (inflammation), and increase the production of urine (diuretic).

Are there safety concerns?

Copaiba balsam seems safe for most people when consumed in normal food amounts. However, it seems unsafe for use as a medicine. Copaiba balsam can cause side effects such as stomach pains, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, tremor, groin pain, and sleeplessness (insomnia). When used on the skin, it can cause redness, itching, and a rash that might leave brown spots after healing.

Do not use copaiba balsam if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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