Catnip aka Nepeta cataria is a perennial plant that is characterized by its aromatic scent.
Catnip has volatile oils primarily nepetalactone, camphor, thymol, carvacrol and pulegone. This plant also has tannins and essential oils. Catnip lowers fever, has anti spasmodic and sedative effects.
Catnip can be taken as tea, in capsules and liquid extracts.
Catnip should not be taken by pregnant women.
If you plan to use this amazing herb, always consult a medical professional first.