Cassia, also called Chinese Cinnamon, spice consisting of the aromatic bark of the Cinnamomum Cassia plant of the family Lauraceae. Similar to true Cinnamon, Cassia bark has a more pungent, less delicate flavor and is thicker than Cinnamon bark. Cassia from China is less Aromatic than that from Vietnam and Indonesia. Cassia from all Three countries has a Sweet, Aromatic, and Pungent flavor