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Cassia typically refers to cassia bark, the spice made from the bark of East Asian evergreen trees.

Cassia may also refer to:


Cinnamon trees
  • Osmanthus fragrans (桂花, guìhuā), is the osmanthus or sweet olive found in southern China and Indochina. References to the osmanthus in Chinese literature and poetry are often translated as "cassia" because both trees were formerly known in China as (Modern Standard Mandarin: guì). Similarly, "cassia" wine typically refers to Chinese wine flavored with osmanthus, not cassia proper.


  • Cassia gum, a food additive made from the seeds of Senna obtusifolia
  • Cassia tea or senna tea, an herbal tea made from the seeds of Senna obtusifolia
  • Carao syrup, or molasses, is made from boiling down bean pods of Cassia grandis, (Spanish: carao). It is a nutritious sweetener.



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