Cassia cinnamon is a plant. People use the bark and flower for medicine. For many conditions. The cassia herb is also known by other names such as the cassia bark, canton cassia, cassia aromaticum, bastard cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon and so on.

Organic Cassia Cinnamon



The oil of cassia is also used as an effective natural treatment for arthritic joints on account of its anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic properties. Cassia essential oil is known to stimulate the flow of blood to the joints by strengthening the circulatory system which in turn increases the supply of oxygen to the joints. The added oxygen received by the joints helps in strengthening the nearby muscles and tissues by adding nutrients and also warms the surrounding tissues thereby providing relief from the discomfort and pain associated with arthritis.

As a precautionary measure while using cassia oil, it should not be applied directly on the skin as it may damage the surface of the skin and even burn it.

Cassia cinnamon is also used for the following:


  • Gas (flatulence)

  • Muscle and stomach spasms

  • Preventing nausea and vomiting

  • Diarrhoea

  • Vomiting

  • Infections

  • The common cold

  • Loss of appetite

  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)

  • Hernia

  • Reduces blood sugar levels (diabetes)

  • Joint conditions

  • Menopausal symptoms

  • Menstrual problems

  • Chest pain

  • Kidney disorders

  • High blood pressure

  • Manage sugar levels

  • Cramps

  • Cancers

  • Cassu is also used as a “blood purifier.”

  • Mosquito repellent

  • Bloating

  • Intestinal gas

  • Bed wetting



Cassia cinnamon is used in suntan lotions, nasal sprays, mouthwashes, gargles and toothpaste.


How does it work?

Cassia cinnamon contains the chemical cinnamaldehyde, which might have activity against bacteria and fungi.


Special Precautions & Warnings:


Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cassia cinnamon during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.


Diabetes: Cassia cinnamon can lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully, if you have diabetes and use cassia cinnamon in amounts larger than the amounts normally found in food.


Liver disease: Cassia cinnamon contains some chemicals that might harm the liver. If you have liver disease, do not take cassia cinnamon in amounts larger than the amounts normally found in food.


Surgery: Cassia cinnamon might lower blood sugar and might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop taking cassia cinnamon at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.