Katafray Essential Oil


Katafray essential oil  can be used for inhalation, skin application, massage, and compressing.  It has various healing properties, and has been in medicinal use in its native land of Madagascar for many centuries.

Aromatic Profile

 Top note:  Dry, woody, balsamic, smokey notes

Heart Note:  Woody, resinous, balsamic notes

Base Note:   Sweet, powdery, woody notes

Classification:  Heart note

Tenacity:  High

Katafray essential oil has a wonderful use in natural perfumery.   It is great for extending the life of a blend, acting somewhat like a natural fixative.  It brings an anchoring note to forest notes, florals, and a wide variety of blends.

Katafray essential oil blends well with clary sage, marjoram, rosemary, and tea tree, among others.

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More About Our Katafray Essential Oil

Size:  5 ml violet glass bottle

Source:  Madagascar

Distillation:  Steam distilled from bark of the wild shrub

Botanical name:  Cedrelopsis grevei

Note:  Wild-crafted and artisan distilled

Homeopathic Properties of Katafray Essential Oil


Internal–oral homeopathic dosage only,  inhalation

External–massage, topical application, local and spinal compress, application to points, meridians, and energy centers, wound or irritated skin application

Observations and Anecdotal Information

Katafray essential oil is an oil that can be applied topically to reduce acne, psoriasis, rashes, dermatitis, inflammation, and eczema.  It should be diluted for topical use, and sensitive individuals should test it before use by doing a patch test.  It is known to hydrate dry skin and help maintain hydration in all kinds of weather.

It is great for supporting lymph drainage, and can be applied topically during lymph drainage massage for a very beneficial effect.  Apply as a  compress, for arthritis pain or rheumatism. Apply twice weekly until the pain is gone.

It is also a disinfectant, and improves breathing when passages are congested.  It is opening and expanding to lungs and bronchial tubes.

Katafray essential oils makes a fine massage oil with its pain relieving properties.  It can relieve the pain of lumbago and sciatica.  It is also helpful for insomnia, and can be inhaled or diffused, or applied to the solar plexus center for that purpose.


  • Avoid using with infants, small children, and pregnant or lactating women.

None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA.  They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease.  This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only.  It is not meant to be taken as medical advice.  See a health care professional for medical advice.

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Weight 0.004 kg

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