Katrafay essential oil

Katrafay essential oil

Botanical: Cedrelopsis grevei
Endemic plant in Madagascar

Properties: Fortifying and tonic

  • Capillary fragility
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Rheumatic pain
  • Ulcer

This plant is one of the most common only used in the country especially to relieve rheumatic pains.' Decoction of leaves also used to treat capillary fragility, headache and sore throats. Powdered and mixed with lard, the stems are used to protect against sunstroke. Used by rural peoples to enhance the flavor of rum.

Traditionally used by woman after giving birth

Contra-indications: Avoid during pregnancy

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