Nepeta cataria, which is also called catmint, is a member of the mint family. Catnip is originally from Central Europe and some parts of Asia, but it now grows in many places around the world, including the United States and Canada. It is thought that settlers brought cuttings of it to America for the first time in the 18th century.Catnip is easy to grow in pots or a garden, just like other mints.
Nepetalactone is a strong chemical that is found in the herb's leaves and stems. This oil is what draws cats to the plant and makes them do things like purring, rolling around, and making noises.Nepetalactone and some of the other active chemicals in catnip can also be very good for people.
Catnip has been used in traditional western folk medicine for hundreds of years because of how gentle and calming it is. Nepeta cataria is related to mint. It has a square stem, heart-shaped leaves, and a spike with small, fragrant pink or white flowers. The leaves can be made into a tincture, used to make a relaxing catnip tea, or mixed with other herbs to make a new tea.
Along with its calming and anti-inflammatory properties, catnip also has antiseptic properties that make it useful for treating skin infections and helping minor cuts and wounds heal faster.Catnip can be put on the skin as a salve or extract to treat skin problems, but herbalists have also used catnip tea to treat hives.
◉ Improved Health - Catnip has been used to help cats sleep for a long time. Nepetalactone, which is found in catnip, is very similar to valepotriates, which are the main active ingredients in valerian, another popular sleep herb. Catnip has a mild sedative effect on people and is often used as a natural way to treat insomnia or ease tension.
◉ Stress Relief - Catnip is good for relieving chronic stress and anxiety because it makes you feel calm. It is a common ingredient in herbal teas that help you relax and is often recommended by herbalists to improve your mental health in general.
◉ Cold and Flue Remedy - Catnip has also been used to help with cold and flu symptoms for a long time. Catnip is often used to treat coughs and sore throats, often with other herbs like liquorice root. Studies have shown that it is soothing and reduces inflammation.
◉ Aids skin irritation - Along with its calming and anti-inflammatory compounds, catnip also antiseptic properties that make it useful for treating skin infections and speeding the healing of minor wounds and cuts. Catnip can be used externally as a salve or extract for skin problems but has also traditionally been prescribed by herbalists in tea form for hives.
|Product Name||Catnip Leaf Powder.
|Scientific Name||Nepeta cataria.|
|Country of Origin
||Originally from USA/Croatia. Packaged in the USA.
||Powder or Ground.
|Taste & Aroma
||The taste of the fresh plant is aromatic, slightly bitter and astringent.|
|Shelf Life & Storage
||Shelf Life is about 24 months.The best way to store them is in a cool, dark place with a lid that keeps out air.|
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