Parts used: Entire herb
Antispasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, febrifuge, nervine, sedative
Calcium, magnesium, manganese, organic iron, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, silicon, sodium, vitamins A, B-complex, C and E.
Catnip tea has been used for centuries, perhaps even thousands of years. Catnip was used by Native Americans for soothing colic in infants. It was used to induce sweating without increasing body heat, cure colds and fevers, and as a sedative for pain, restlessness, convulsions and insomnia.
Catnip is also used to improve circulation and may help regulate blood pressure. Studies have proven the effectiveness of catnip. It is useful for calming the nerves and helping with anemia and menstrual problems. It also contains some antibiotic properties. It is a mild tonic used for colds, flu and fevers. It also helps stimulate the appetite. Catnip is a member of the mint family and has similar properties to other mints, such as calming the stomach and aiding in digestion.
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