The Amazon biome
NAME | Copaiba
BOTHANICAL NAME | Copaifera spp
OCCURRENCE | Tropical America, mainly the Amazon
PROCESSED PART | Trunk
EXTRACTION TECHNIQUE | Fractionated distillation column
OLFACTORY DESCRIPTION | Woody and smoked.
CROP | January – December
Obtained directly from the trunk of the tree, the viscous and aromatic liquid flows naturally from the drilled hole. Year after year, the collector returns to the tree in order to collect more balsam.