Cassia Essential Oil

Cassia Essential Oil

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Cassia Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum cassia
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam
Origin: China

Description: An evergreen tree growing to 7 m with a white aromatic bark and angular branches. The leaves are oblong-lancelate about 18 cm (7 in) long. Small yellow flowers hang from long stocks, and bloom in early summer. Cassia grows in hot, wet, tropical climates both wild and commercially. The stems are cut down when the bark is mature. The bark is removed in short lengths and dried, with some varieties rolling into quills.

Colour: Dark brown

Consistency: Medium to Viscous

Note: Top

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Blends Well With: Benzoin, Cloves, Coriander, Cardamom, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary and Thyme.

Aromatic Scent
: Cassia oil has a pungent, warm smell. Cassia contains 1% to 2% volatile oil (cassia oil), which is mainly responsible for the spicy aroma and taste. Like other bark materials, it also contains tannins, sugars, resins, and mucilage, among other constituents.

History: Also known as Bastard Cinnamon and Chinese Cinnamon, Cassia has been used medicinally in China for several thousand years. Its first recorded use dates back to the Han Dynasty (200 B.D.-A.D. 200).
 
Cautions: Dermal irritant, dermal sensitizer and is a mucus membrane irritant and must be avoided in pregnancy.
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.

Specification Documents

Cassia - Allergens.pdf
Cassia - IFRA.pdf
Cassia - SDS.pdf
Cassia - Spec.pdf