Katrafay, Madagascar

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Cedrelopsis grevei

Plant Part: bark

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Madagascar


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Crop type: 
Pale yellow liquid
Characteristic aromatic odor
Oil Properties: 
Tonique général
Oil Recommendations: 
Friction (diluée)
Onction huileuse
Massage (diluée)
Cedrelopsis grevei bark oil
Product code: EAS233473

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

The bark of this tree growing in Madagascar produces an essential oil with a very heady aroma, subtly woody and floral.

It has analgesic and antispasmodic effects, to be applied once diluted in an adequate vegetable fat.

Origin of this essential oil

This essential oil of Katrafay (or Katafray or also Kathrafay) from Madagascar is distilled from the tree bark.


It will be useful in case of deep fatigue, convalescence.

Suggestions for use

Katafray essential oil can be used:

in skin application (bath, cold compress, massage)

in diffusion, inhalation, olfaction


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

Do not use by pregnant or breastfeeding women or by children under 6 years old.

More information

The essential oil is produced by distilling the bark.

The very low yield is of the order of 5%.


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