Also known as Bastard Cinnamon or Chinese Cinnamon, its first recorded use in China dates back to the Han Dynasty (200 BCE - 200 CE). Cassia has been used for thousands of years for its many health benefits. It's one of the few essential oils mentioned in the Old Testament, noted for its unmistakable fragrance and calming aromatic properties. In Exodus 30, 23, Moses was ordered to use both Cinnamon (Kinnamon) and Cassia (Qesia) together with Myrrh, Sweet Calamus and Olive Oil to produce a holy oil with which to anoint the Ark of the Covenant.Due to its caustic nature, Cassia should be diluted with TC Coconut Oil when applied to the skin and can be very strong when inhaled directly. When diluted and applied topically, Cassia can help soothe the body.
Add one drop to citrus blends or diffuse with Clove and Ginger during fall and winter
Combine one drop with TC jojoba oil and massage for a warming sensation
Add one drop to citrus blends or diffuse with clove and ginger during Fall and Winter
Combine one drop with a carrier and apply to sore, achy joints.
Massage 1 drop, diluted, into the feet as desired. Diffuse throughout the room for immune system support
Cautions: Dilute well before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
General: As with all essential oils, never use them undiluted, in eyes or mucus membranes. Do not take internally unless working with a qualified and expert practitioner. Keep away from children. If applying an essential oil to your skin always perform a small patch test to an insensitive part of the body (after you have properly diluted the oil in an appropriate carrier.
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