Cassia essential oil - Cinnamomum cassia - China
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Botanical Name: Cinnamomum cassia
Cinnamic aldehyde: 85%
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: With a medium to thicker viscosity, it is a transparent pale yellow to reddish liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Cassia Essential Oil has a pungent, warm scent from its 1% to 2% volatile oil that is mainly responsible for the spicy aroma. It is a strong top note.
Product Abstract: Also known as Bastard Cinnamon and Chinese Cinnamon, its first recorded use in China dates back to the Han Dynasty (200 BCE - 200 CE). 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.
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.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.