Product Spotlight: Cassia

Cassia Oil Product Description
Extracted from the bark of a Cinnamomum cassia plant, Cassia is a warm and spicy essential oil with a myriad of benefits that can help the mind and the body.


Cassia oil is also powerful when used aromatically. In small doses, its strong and spicy aroma can be used to create an uplifting atmosphere that will promote emotional health. The fragrance emitted from Cassia is recognized anciently in the Old Testament for its powerful scent and calming properties. However, due to its classification as a hot oil, Cassia oil should be diluted with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil when applied to the skin and can be very strong when inhaled directly.


Where to Buy Cassia Oil
To buy a bottle of Cassia essential oil, visit the Cassia oil product page.

When selecting essential oils for purchase, it is crucial to find oils that are pure and potent. The purity and potency of an essential oil contributes greatly to the effectivity of the oils. If oils are impure or contain contaminants or filler substances, then they will lessen the mental and physical health benefits that accompany an oil. At doTERRA, we know that a pure and potent oil can help change lives and can cause impactful health benefits. In order to guarantee that our essential oils reach this high level of purity and potency, each batch of essential oils must go through the CPTG® protocol. This protocol includes a series of strict tests that ensure that each essential oil sold is potent and pure so that when you purchase doTERRA essential oils, you can know that you are receiving the highest quality oils.


Cassia Oil Uses and Benefits
If you like citrus blends, you will love the refreshing twist that Cassia will bring. Add one drop of Cassia oil to your favorite citrus blend for a spicy and uplifting aroma. If you are looking for a great essential oil diffuser recipe using citrus oils and Cassia, combine three drops of Wild Orange essential oil with two drops of Cassia oil and diffuse. This diffuser recipe will provide you with warm, uplifting feelings to brighten your day.

Relax and unwind from the day with a massage using Cassia oil. Combine one drop of Cassia oil with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut oil and massage into skin for a warming sensation. When applied topically, Cassia oil has the ability to help soothe the body and its aroma can help to uplift the senses. This massage blend is especially beneficial during the winter months due to its warming properties and spicy scent.

Inspire your senses with this choice doTERRA diffuser blend using Cassia oil. Place two drops of Cassia, four drops of Wild Orange, and two drops of Siberian Fir oil into a diffuser for a refreshing aroma.


Plant Description
Cassia derives from a plant called Cinnamomum cassia. Cassia oil comes from the bark of this plant and is usually reddish-brown to gray in color. This bark is pungent and thicker than that of cinnamon bark.2 The cassia plant grows well in locations such as China, Vietnam, and Indonesia.


Chemistry of Cassia Oil
Main Chemical Components: Cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate


Oils that Blend Well with Cassia Oil
Cassia essential oil blends well with Cedarwood, Clove, Frankincense, Lavender, Lemon, Wild Orange, and Ylang Ylang essential oils for diffusion.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

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