Cassia Essential Oil
Cassia essential oil
has a strong, spicy, warm and wood-like resinous scent with an intensely sweet, somewhat balsam
ic-undertone similar to cinnamon. The oil is dark brown in color. Its bark is steam distilled together with the leaves, stalks, twigs and waste material of the Cassia tree
USE WITH CAUTION IN AROMATHERAPY. See "Specific Safety Information."
Safety information for Cassia Essential Oil
Please visit our General Essential Oil Safety Information
page for important safety guidelines on using essential oils.Specific Safety Information:
USE WITH CAUTION in aromatherapy. Cassia essential oil
is non-toxiic. However, it is irritating to the skin and can cause sensitisation. The oil contains 75-90% cinnamaldehyde that is the cause of the cassia's potent dermal sensitiser and irritant. See essential oil
Safety by Robert Tisserand and Tony Balacs, published by Churchill Livingstone in 1995 page 204.