Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Description

Pale lavender or white flowers bloom on 2 foot perennial plants with soft green, aromatic foliage.

Traditional Healing Uses: To treat digestive problems, menstrual cramps, nervousness, headaches, and toothache, and to promote perspiration in fever, flu, or colds.

Other Uses: Cats love the leaves, fresh or dried.

Harvest: Collect and dry leaves in summer or harvest fresh leaves year round.

Caution: Catnip tea in very large doses may cause vomiting.

Product Description

Pale lavender or white flowers bloom on 2 foot perennial plants with soft green, aromatic foliage.

Traditional Healing Uses: To treat digestive problems, menstrual cramps, nervousness, headaches, and toothache, and to promote perspiration in fever, flu, or colds.

Other Uses: Cats love the leaves, fresh or dried.

Harvest: Collect and dry leaves in summer or harvest fresh leaves year round.

Caution: Catnip tea in very large doses may cause vomiting.