Although Cassia Essential Oil isn’t a name you are probably familiar with, you probably know his sister, Cinnamon Essential Oil very well. Cassia is a type of cinnamon. In fact, the two main chemical constitutes of these oils, Cinnamaldehyde and Eugenol are the same. Cassia’s 3rd main constitute is Chavicol while Cinnamon’s is Phenol.
As you can imagine, their uses are very similar, but Cassia has a stronger smell that tends to be more warm and spicy than its sweeter smelling and more pricey sister. This makes it great to diffuse during fall and winter. You can do a couple drops of Cassia, with a couple of Wild Orange, and then two of White Fir, Frankincense, Cedarwood or Clove.
If you’re love life need a little spice, Cassia is definitely an oil you are going to want to add to your stash. Remember, it’s really hot on the skin so make sure to have some carrier oil handy.
Practical uses for Cassia essential oil:
- Warming, uplifting aroma.
- Diffuse for feelings of arousal.
- Blends well with citrus oils or White Fir.
- Diffuse with Clove and Ginger during fall and winter for a happy holiday.
- Massage with carrier oil for warming sensation.
- Put a drop in your water when hiking to support hydration.
Emotionally, Cassia essential oil is The Oil of Self-Assurance. It brings gladness and courage to the heart and soul. It is a wonderful remedy for the shy and timid.
Disclaimer: Essential oils are powerful and should be used with proper care and guidance. Reach out to me for recommended resources on essential oil usage. Always remember I’m not a doctor or medical professional. The content on this site is meant for education and entertainment and should not be taken as medical advice. As always, please take responsibility for your health by doing research and possibly consulting a medical professional.