Cassia – Essential Oil
Cassia has a sweet, woody, spicy aroma similar to Cinnamon. It is known for easing nausea and vomiting. It can help protect from microbial infections, viral infections and is known to relieve gas, headaches, and menstrual cramps. Cassia is often included in mouthwashes, toothpastes, and gargles due to its antibacterial properties as well as in flavorings for beverages. When diffused, it can help clarify the air. It is known to be antidiarrheal, antimicrobial, astringent, carminative, and spasmolytic.
Latin: Cinnamomum zeylanicum
Aroma: Sweet, spicy, similar to Cinnamon
Origin: China, Vietnam, India
Note Classification: Base
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Parts Used: Leaves, bark
Blends well with: Clove, Coriander, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary, Thyme
Cautions: Never use essential oils undiluted or in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children and pets. If applying an essential oil to the skin, always dilute and perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body.
This information is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.