Cassia Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Cinnamomum cassia
  • Alternative Names: Chinese cinnamon
  • Botanical Family: Lauraceae
  • Primary Constituent: Cinnamaldehyde
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Bark

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

The essential oil from the twigs of Cinnamomum cassia Presl inhibits oxytocin-induced uterine contraction in vitro and in vivo

Sun L, Liu LN, Li JC, Lv YZ, Zong SB, Zhou J, Wang ZZ, Kou JP, Xiao W Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2017 ABSTRACT: ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: The twigs and bark of Cinnamomum cassia Presl (Lauraceae) are widely used in traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of tumor, abdominal pain, dysmenorrhea, digestive system disease and inflammatory diseases…. Read more »

Development of kinetic model for testing antifungal effect of Thymus vulgaris L. and Cinnamomum cassia L. essential oils on Aspergillus flavus spores and application for optimization of synergistic effect

Pekmezovic M, Rajkovic K, Barac A, Senerović L, Arsic Arsenijevic V Biochemical Engineering Journal, 2015 ABSTRACT: The antifungal effect of essential oils (EOs) of Thymus vulgaris L. (EOT. vulgaris) and Cinnamomum cassia L. (EOC. cassia) against Aspergillus flavus spores was evaluated by determining minimum inhibitory concentration, minimum fungicidal concentrations and fungicidal kinetics. Kinetic model of… Read more »

Cinnamaldehyde and nitric oxide attenuate advanced glycation end products-induced the JAK/STAT signaling in human renal tubular cells.

Huang J-S, Lee Y-H, Chuang L-Y, Guh J-Y, Hwang J-Y. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2015 ABSTRACT: Cinnamaldehyde is a major and a bioactive compound isolated from the leaves of Cinnamomum osmophloeum kaneh. It possesses anti-diabetic properties in vitro and in vivo and has anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects. To explore whether cinnamaldehyde was linked to altered… Read more »