What is COPAIBA OIL?

The volatile oil contained in balsam of copaiba to the extent of some 30 to 60 per cent. It belongs to the class of terpenes; is colourless or pale yellow, of aromatic odour, is soluble in alcohol, ether, etc., and finds some use in medicinal practice. Sp. gr., 0885 to 0*918; refractive index, 1493 to 1502 optical rotation 40 to 35 degrees, accord ing to variety.

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