Information submited: June 26, 2014 Modified: March 13, 2018 By: OperaDreamhouse
Botanical Name: Cedrelopsis grevei
Common Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Part Typically Used: Bark
Color: Light yellow
Strength of Initial Aroma: Clean scent, dry, woody, earthy, crisp and fresh and mosslike.
The Katrafay (Cedrelopsis Grevei) is a bush tree that is native to Madagascar. The tree grows to approximately 7 meters and has branches that grow pear shaped leaves with plenty of space between each leaf.
is a flowering tree that grows in dry, subhumid climates. The bark from
the tree and the leaves themselves are used for the essential oil. this
Katrafay essential oil is steam distilled from the bark only, and not
from the leaves.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does
not recommend that essential oils be taken internally unless under the
supervision of a medical doctor who is also qualified in clinical
aromatherapy. Use with caution. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous