Cassia Essential Oil

Young Living Cassia essential oil (Cinnamomum cassia)  is found only in the Twelve Oils of Ancient Scripture kit.

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.


Cassia Essential Oil

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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.

Key Constituents:

  • Trans-Cinnamaldehyde (70-88%)
  • Trans-O-Methoxycinnamaldehyde (3-15%)
  • Coumarine (1.5-4%)
  • Cinnamyl Acetate (0-6%)

ORAC: 15,170 µTE/100g

Bible References

  • 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

  • Oils of Ancient Scripture

* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease.


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