Cassia is also known as cassia bark or Chinese cinnamon. Cassia is a slender, evergreen tree that grows up to 20 meters with thick, leathery leaves and small white flowers. Cassia oil has a strong, warm smell.
The therapeutic properties of Cassia oil are anti-diarrhea, anti-microbial and anti-emetic. Can be useful for digestive complaints such as flatulence, colic, diarrhea and nausea.
It can also be used for colds, influenza, fevers, arthritis and rheumatism.
Cassia oil should not be used in massage therapy.