Catnip – Who Knew?
Catnip is an invaluable remedy for respiratory infections
Catnip should be taken frequently at the first signs of colds or flu
Catnip is a wonderful remedy for babies and children; being calming and relaxing it will relieve restlessness and induce sleep.
Catnip relieves tension and colic, wind and pain – excellent for babies
A strong infusion will relax headaches related to tension.
Catnip can be used for stomach upset, indigestion, and stress
The tannins make it a good remedy for diarrhea, particularly in children.
It can be used to relieve period pains as well as tension or stress prior to a period.
A hot infusion makes a good antiseptic inhalant for sore throats, colds, flu and coughs
Its disinfectant properties can be used for infected skin problems.
A cup of hot catnip tea taken at bedtime insures a good night’s sleep.
Catnip is excellent for treating excessive nervousness.
Catnip is in the mint family, and has a pleasant and distinctive taste with a hint of mint. It makes a very pleasant tea, and goes well as a salad green in moderation.