|Cassia Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
|BOTANICAL NAME||Cinnamomum cassia|
|PLANT PARTS USED||Bark|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|Cassia oil smells very similar Cinnamon and has some similar properties. It is often used as a more affordable alternative to Cinnamon.
Nature/Essence – Warm & Stimulating
FOR THE SKIN
Cassia is a skin sensitiser and irritant and is not recommended for the skin. A tiny amount (no more than 0.05%) used in a lip balm may have a plumping effect but extreme caution should be taken!.
FOR THE BODY
The main area of use for Cassia is the digestive system. It has traditionally been used to ease flatulence, colic, loose bowels and nausea.
FOR THE MIND
Cassia’s warm spicy aroma has a stimulating effect, helpful to revive during times of fatigue or low mood.
FOR THE HOME
The warm aroma of Cassia is a popular addition to home potpourri blends.
BLENDS WELL WITH
Clove Bud, Coriander, Cardamom, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary and Thyme.
|Appearance||Orange to dark reddish-brown oil|
|Odour Description||Strong, spicy, warm, intensly sweet, similar to cinnamon|
|Main Constituents||Trans-cinnamaldehyde, trans-2-methoxycinnamaldehyde, trans-cinnamyl acetate|
|Optical Rotation||Min -3||Max +3|
|Refractive Index||Min 1.600||Max1.614|