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- Botanical Name: Cinnamomum cassia
- Appearance: Deep golden yellow to deep golden brown clear liquid
- Strength: Strong
- Description: Similar to cinnamon, with a woody, earthy, and spicy aroma with a hint of sweetness
- Highlights: Often used as a cheaper alternative, cassia is known as “fake cinnamon” or “false cinnamon.” It’s deep coloring can cause discoloration in soap and cosmetics.
- Robert Tisserand’s Essential Oil Safety, Pages 235 – 236
- Julia Lawless’ The Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Pages 64 – 65
- The Good Scents Company
Every essential oil contains constituents, and every batch of essential oil can be different. For Cassia essential oil, we compiled constituent rates from several gas chromatograph analyses and cross-referenced with medical/science literature and studies. Each rate was then weighted in the higher range to ensure restrictions covered for general safe usage. Your specific Cassia essential oil may or may not contain all of the following constituents or contain them at these rates.
Here are the constituents and rates used in the calculator for Cassia essential oil: