Katrafay Essential Oil (Cedrelopsis Grevei)
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.
Cedrelopsis Grevei 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 membranes.