Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Cassia Essential Oil

Cassia Essential Oil

Cinnamomum cassia



Properties:
Cassia essential oil has a very pungent odour.

Origin:
It originated in China.

Extraction Method:
It is extracted by steam distillation.

Chemical composition:
cinnamyl acetate, cinnamic aldehyde, cinnamyl acetate, linalool, benzaldehyde and chavicol.

Therapeutic properties:
anti-diarrhea, anti-microbial, anti-emetic and carminative.

Uses:

  1. It is mainly used in digestive problems like colic, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence and nausea.
  2. It is also used for colds, fevers, arthiritis, rheumatism and influenza.

Precautions:

  • Cassia oil should not be used during pregnancy.
  • It should not be used in massage therapy.

Blends well with:

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