Catnip Leaf/Flower is a perennial herb of the mint family. It's often used to make delicious herb tea, served alone or with a slice or lemon. Catnip is also traditionally cultivated as a decorative plant in gardens and as an attractant for house cats and butterflies. Catnip has a history of medicinal use for a variety of ailments and is commonly used as a tea, juice, tincture, infusion or poultice. Our bulk catnip is non-irradiated.
Product Features: Well-loved by cats and prized by traditional European and American herbalists, this member of the mint family has long been used for a variety of soothing and supportive health benefits. A native of Europe, this favorite garden plant now grows wild in many parts of the United States.
Origin: United States
Directions: To prepare as a tea, pour 8 ounces boiling water over 1 to 2 teaspoons of herb. Cover and steep for 5 to 10 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Botanical name: Nepeta cataria