Aromatherapy for Body, Mind & Spirit

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Cassia Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Properties (Cinnamomum cassia) 

Strong, spicy, warm, and woody resinous scent with an intense sweet, balsamic undertone.

  • 100% Pure, Concentrated, Undiluted
  • Therapeutic Quality
  • Steam Distilled from Leaves
  • Country of Origin: China

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Packaged

Amber glass bottle with Euro dropper. Tamper proof safety seal. Shrink wrapped.

Background Information on Cassia Leaf Essential Oil 

Cassia is gree native to Asia. An evergreen which grows to 40-80 feet. It has small green flowers and thin, peeling bark. In Greek and Roman pharmacopoeia, Cassia was considered one of the most important herbs. Cassia leaves were also mentioned as a spicy in an ancient, Roman cookbook. Cassia has a stronger aroma than cinnamon.

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

In aromatherapy, cassia essential oils documented properties include analgesic, anesthetic, antibacterial, antifertility, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, digestive, diruetic, expectorant, hepatic, hypotensor, immuno-stimulant, laxative, parasiticide, purgative, sedative, tonic, vasodilator.* It can be used with an aroma lamp, diffusor, lightbulb ring, or as a misty spray.

Cassia essential oil has been reported to be of benefit for colds and infection, and also with digestive issues such as nausea, flatulence, kidney issues, and diarrhea.* Cassia oil has some pain relieving properties. Emotionally, cassia may help to uplift moods. It is reviving to a fatigued mental state.

Cassia essential oil can also be used as a disinfectant and is useful in household insect management.

See our references at the bottom of this page for additional information.

*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Uses and Benefits / Suggestions & Blends 

Cassia essential oil blends well with bergamot, black pepper, German chamomile, Roman chamomile, coriander, frankincense, ginger, geranium, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lime, neroli, nutmeg, orange, petitgrain, rosemary, tangerine.

Dilute with a carrier oil if applied to skin.

  • For perfumed hair, use 2 drops in your palm and rub through your hair
  • Mouth wash, add 1 drop in water. Gargle and spit out.

Cassia Leaf Essential Oil Safety Tips

Do not use if pregnant, breastfeeding, taking diabetic and anticoagulant medications. Not suitable on hypersensitive, diseased or damaged skin. Do not use on children under 2 years. May interfere with aspirin. 

Cassia leaf essential oil is a hot oil and can cause skin irritation. Avoid use on skin.


Essential OilCassia
Botanical NameCinnamomum cassia
Country of OriginChina
Method of DistillationSteam
Main Constituents(E)-Cinnamaldehyde, (E)-Cinnamyl acetate, (Z)-Cinnamaldehydr, Benzaldehyde
CAS No.8007-80-5