Cassia is one of the ingredients in Moses’ Holy Anointing Oil and it was burned daily in the temple. Two of the oldest known spices in the world are cinnamon and cassia. Cassia is similar to cinnamon, but has a more pungent, less delicate aroma. It is known for its cleansing properties.
Botanical Family: Lauraceae
Plant Origin: China
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from branches, leaves, and petioles.
Note: While its aroma is similar to cinnamon, cassia is chemically and physically quite different.
- Trans-Cinnamaldehyde (70-88%)
- Trans-O-Methoxycinnamaldehyde (3-15%)
- Coumarine (1.5-4%)
- Cinnamyl Acetate (0-6%)
ORAC: 15,170 µTE/100g
Exodus 30:23-25 – “Take thou also unto thee principal spices, of pure myrrh five hundred shekels, and of sweet cinnamon half so much, even two hundred and fifty shekels, And of cassia five hundred shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary, and of oil olive an hin: And thou shalt make it an oil of holy ointment, an ointment compound after the art of the apothecary: it shall be an holy anointing oil.”
Psalm 45:8 – “All thy garments smell of myrrh, and aloes, and cassia, out of the ivory palaces, whereby they have made thee glad.”
How To Use
Cassia is a very hot oil that tastes similar to cinnamon.
BLENDS containing cassia essential oil
NUTRITIONAL PRODUCTS containing cassia essential oil
KITS containing cassia essential oil
- Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture
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