Properties & Uses:
Summer - Playtime *
Catnip essential oil has a rich and distinct aroma that is considered herbaceous and a bit minty floral. It is pale yellow to yellow-orange in color and is steam distilled from the leaves and flowers of the plant.
Catnip essential oil has astringent and anesthetic properties, as well as being an effective insecticide. It is the natural solution in preparing insect repellents and yet it is also captivating to cats.
It blends well with the citrus oils like grapefruit and orange. It also blends with the mints and rosemary, sweet marjoram, and lavender. Just use a small amount in this highly diluted formula to make a great insect repellent.
Side Effects: of Catnip
Not for use in pregnancy. Use highly diluted to avoid skin irritation.
Medicinal Herbal :Catnip
Annies Remedy. Organic Herbs, Spices & Teas
Catnip teas have long been used in traditional herbal medicine for colds and as a mild sedative. Fun for cats.