Catnip, Nepeta cataria. Catnip is a perennial herb native to central Europe. Catnip is in the mint family and can grow up to 3 feet with dark green oval shaped leaves and white flowers.
- Catnip is used to treat intestinal cramps, indigestion, diarrhea and can increase appetite.
- Catnip can induce menstruation.
- Catnip has sedative qualities and will calm nervous conditions.
- Catnip has been used to treat colic, colds, and other respiratory issues.