The Cinnamomum cassia tree grows natively in China, where the powdered bark has been used as an ingredient for thousands of years. It is a close relative to cinnamon, with a sweeter aroma. Our cassia essential oil is steam-distilled from the bark of the cassia tree.
|Botanical Name:||Cinnamomum cassia|
|Country of Origin:||China|
|Extraction Method:||Steam distillation|
|Aromatic Scent:||A pungent, warm scent. With a spicy aroma.|
|Blends Well With:||Benzoin, Clove Bud, Cardamom, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Lavender, Rosemary, Thyme|
Cassia has a wonderful scent and can be easily mixed with other spice essential oils. It is an extremely potent oil and when applied topically should be used in extreme dilution to avoid sensitivity. Diffuse in a blend or apply topically at a maximum of 0.2% dilution (one drop to 5 teaspoons carrier oil).
Also known as Chinese Cinnamon, Cassia’s first recorded use dates back to the Han Dynasty (200 B.D.-A.D. 200)