Katrafay Essential Oil
Katrafray Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Cedrelopsis grevei
Plant Part: Bark
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Description: Cedrelopsis grevei Baill. Meliaceae (vernacular name katrafay) is a tree found in the western part of Madagascar.
Colour: Pale yellow
Strength of Aroma: Medium
Blends Well With: Lavender, Tea Tree, Rosemary, Clary Sage, Nutmeg, Lemon, Marjoram
Aromatic Scent: The oil has high percentage of sesquiterpenes (67.5 percent), which makes it ideal as a fragrance fixative.
History: This plant is one of the most commonly used in Madagascar, especially to relieve rheumatic pains. Fortifying and tonic, Katrafay is also traditionally used by women after giving birth.
Cautions: Generally non-toxic and non-sensitizing. Use well diluted. Avoid during pregnancy.
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