CASSIA BUDS are the dried flower buds (perianth and ovary) of the cassia tree, and are mostly brought from China.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
To 7 pounds melon, 1 quart cider vinegar, 2 ounces cassia buds or stick cinnamon, 1 ounce cloves, 3 pounds granulated sugar.
"The Cookery Blue Book" by Society for Christian Work of the First Unitarian Church, San Francisco, California
Drop in three or four Cassia buds or pieces of stick cinnamon.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
'Whether to east or westward borne,
(Or flush'd wi' joy, or wae-forlorn)
Ye hail'd the fragrant breath o' morn
Frae orange flower,
Or cassia-bud, or logwood thorn,
Or Guava bower:
"The Scottish Muse" by Hector MacNeill