The cassia is an aromatic plant, but it has no mystical or symbolic character.
These they must keep off from their eyes, and so cut the cassia.
The bark of the cassia auriculata, and the milky juice of the Asclepias gigantea, are used for tanning in India.
Torsional movement of leaflet of cassia alata: Experiment 152.
Place them in sauce-pan, add just enough water to prevent burning; add three or four cloves and half a dozen cassia buds.
They call the Moon, therefore, the Kuelan, or the disk of the cassia.
The pommades of cassia, orange flowers, and several others kept by the French perfumers, are prepared in this manner.
Amongst the other wood, we found there abundance of cassia, and a few lime-trees.
And he forthwith climbed the cassia tree and waited among its green branches.
Drop in three or four cassia buds or pieces of stick cinnamon.
cinnamon-like plant, late Old English, from Latin cassia, from Greek kasia, from Hebrew q'tsi-ah "cassia," from qatsa "to cut off, strip off bark."
(1.) Hebrew _kiddah'_, i.e., "split." One of the principal spices of the holy anointing oil (Ex. 30:24), and an article of commerce (Ezek. 27:19). It is the inner bark of a tree resembling the cinnamon (q.v.), the Cinnamomum cassia of botanists, and was probably imported from India. (2.) Hebrew pl. _ketzi'oth_ (Ps. 45:8). Mentioned in connection with myrrh and aloes as being used to scent garments. It was probably prepared from the peeled bark, as the Hebrew word suggests, of some kind of cinnamon.