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  • Color: Golden Yellow/Brown
  • Oil Consistency: Medium
  • Perfumery Note: Middle
  • Initial Aroma Strength: Sharp/Strong
  • Scent: Resembling cinnamon oils in aroma, cassia is sometimes used as an economical substitute for fragrancing applications. Spicy, sweet, woodsy, earthy.

Action: Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, carminative, antidiarrheal, antimicrobial, anti-emetic

Benefits, Indications: Fragrancing. Cassia as a dried herb can be useful for digestive complaints such as flatulence, colic, dyspepsia, diarrhea and nausea. It can also be used for colds, influenza, fevers, arthritis and rheumatism. It can be used to treat uterine hemorrhaging and other internal and external hemorrhaging due to its astringent properties.

Chemical Constituents: Cinnamic aldehyde, methyl eugenol, salicylaldehyde, methylsalicylaldehyde

Companion Oils: balsam, black pepper, caraway, chamomile, coriander, frankincense, ginger, geranium, nutmeg, rosemary and some citrus oils

Precautions: Dermal irritant and mucous membrane irritant. Completely avoid cassia in skin care applications. It must also be avoided in pregnancy.

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