Copaifera officinalis (balsam copaiba) resin

Copaifera officinalis (balsam copaiba) resin is a plant material secreted from the copaiba tree, Copaifera officinalis, commonly known as balsam copaiba. It is used in cosmetics and personal care products for fragrance and as a film former 1. Botanical and botanically derived ingredients used in skin care products are generally mild and safe.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.