With all the excitement around Copaiba, you may have heard of beta-caryophyllene. But did you know that beta-caryophyllene is also found in essential oils of Black Pepper, Clove, Melissa and
? Read on to learn more about the benefits behind this powerful ingredient.
What is beta-caryophyllene?
Beta-caryophyllene is a bicyclic sesquiterpene. A sesquiterpene is composed of 15 carbon atoms and 24 hydrogen atoms. Sesquiterpenes can have a straight chain, one ring, or, as is the case with beta-caryophyllene, two rings. Therefore, beta-caryophyllene is considered bicyclic.
Benefits of beta-caryophyllene
Although there is still much to learn about beta-caryophyllene, scientific research has discovered some great potential benefits.
- May support a healthy nervous system based on experimental research.
- May help support the cardiovascular system based on experimental research.
- May support the digestive system based on experimental research.
- In vivo studies have shown that oral administration of beta-caryophyllene can support a healthy inflammatory and immune system response.
- May have cleansing properties, based on experimental research.
- May help maintain youthful-looking skin, based on experimental research.
The use of Beta-Caryophyllene
Given the many benefits beta-caryophyllene has to offer, you may be wondering how to add this powerful natural compound to your routine. Check out the list below for some possible ideas.
- Take Copaiba Softgels in the morning.
- Add Black Pepper or
to your favorite chicken recipe.
- Add a few drops of Melissa to your facial lotion.
- Put a few drops of Copaiba essential oil in your DIY cleaner.
Beta-Caryophyllene in your life
As one of the main chemical constituents in many essential oils, beta-caryophyllene has much to offer. Whether you're looking for extra cardiovascular support or want to enhance the cleansing effects of your homemade cleanser, beta-caryophyllene is the way to go.