Cassia is a warm and spicy essential oil with a myriad of benefits that can help the mind and the body, his sister to the cinnamon spice has been used internally to maintain physical health and aromatically to support emotional well-being.
Cinnamon which is also known as Cassia has a strong, spicy aroma used in small quantities to transform any essential oil blend. Cassia has been used widely around the world for so many reasons. Cassia has also been used for thousands of years for its many health benefits. It is one of the oils used in the “Old Testament” for its unmistakable fragrance and calming aromatic scent. “warming" oil that helps promote a healthy immune function when ingested.* Experimental research suggests that internal use of Cinnamaldehyde, a major constituent of Cassia, may support a healthy gastrointestinal tract.* Cassia is a great oil to diffuse during cold months due to its warming properties and spicy scent.
Due to its caustic nature, Cassia oil should be diluted with Fractionated Coconut Oil when applied to the skin and can be very strong when inhaled directly. When diluted and applied topically, Cassia can help soothe the body.
- Combine one drop with a carrier oil and massage for a warming sensation.
- Cassia oil could be also used on a heat pack for relieving menstrual pains and cramps.
- Add 15 to 15 drops of cassia essential oil to a large spray bottle. Fill the remainder of the bottle using equal parts distilled water and white vinegar. Spray countertops and other hard, non-porous surfaces with the cassia oil cleaner
Directions for Use
Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Dilute 1 drop essential oil to 10 drops carrier oil. See additional precautions below.
Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, face, and sensitive areas.