Cassia Essential Oil

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Cassia Essential Oil
100% PURE, THERAPEUTIC GRADE ESSENTIAL OIL
COMMON NAME Cassia
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
 
SKIN ICON 72pxFOR 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!.
 
BODY ICON 72pxFOR 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.
 
MIND ICON 72pxFOR THE MIND
Cassia’s warm spicy aroma has a stimulating effect, helpful to revive during times of fatigue or low mood.
 
HOME ICON 72pxFOR 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
Specific Gravity Min1.045 Max1.071
Optical Rotation Min -3 Max +3
Refractive Index Min 1.600 Max1.614

Typical GC analysis
CASSIA-812
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use

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