Catnip; Who Knew? ... by Wendy Kerr

Meow .... Catnip Tea ... Who knew?

Catnip may help you to see through dark situations so that you can keep your wits to move through it quickly.  

Keeps your heart center still and steady so you can see there is light at the end of the tunnel and you will come out of it and be better for it.   

This flowering perennial known commonly as catnip, catmint, or catswort actually has the scientific name of Nepeta cataria. 

This remedy has been used for many generations.  It can calm restless sleep, relieves anxiety, soothes menstrual pain, helpful for the common cold, helps to eliminate eating disorders, eases stomach discomfort, reduces fever, detoxifies the body, anti-inflammatory and speeds wound healing.  

Safety Information:  Avoid if Liver or kidney disorders, avoid during pregnancy can prematurely induce labor.  

Uses in the Home    

Catnip tea can provided stress relief and reduce chronic anxiety. 

Can be smoked as an herb.  

Used for insomnia or sleep restlessness.   A cup of catnip tea before bed can ensure a quiet peaceful sleep. 

Relaxing, anti-inflammatory effects of catnip’s compounds can ease the knots and inflammation in the gastrointestinal system.

Catnip tea is recommended for menstrual pain and can quickly relieve the cramps and stresses on the body. 

Proven to be effective in the treatment of headaches and migraines, catnip tea can offer quick relief. 

Tea is effective in the treatment of arthritis, gout, sprained muscles, aching joints, and even hemorrhoids.  

Catnip keeps certain bugs away from gardens

Chewing on plant leaves will help to alleviate toothaches. 



(Información de la hierba gatera).  Comúnmente conocida como hierba gatera(catswort)Nombre científico:  Nepeta cataria. 

Beneficios:  calma el sueño intranquiloaliviala ansiedad, el dolor menstruallos trastornos de la alimentación y el dolor de estómago, reduce la fiebre , desintoxica el cuerpoes anti inflamatorio y acelera la cicatrización de la herida . 

Advertencia - Noes recomendable en

Trastornos del hígado o del riñónmujeres embarazadas, pues puede inducir un parto prematuro.