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.
Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.
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