Catnip Tincture

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Catnip tincture is traditionally used to ease the symptoms of cold and flu. It is an excellent diaphoretic, and its ability to help induce sleep while producing perspiration without increasing overheating the system catnip herb makes a valuable tea for fever. Catnip has a gentle nature making it highly esteemed in use with children’s ailments.

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Catnip tincture is traditionally used to ease the symptoms of cold and flu. It is an excellent diaphoretic, and its ability to help induce sleep while producing perspiration without increasing overheating the system catnip herb makes a valuable tea for fever. Catnip has a gentle nature making it highly esteemed in use with children’s ailments.

Botanical: Nepeta cataria

Family: Lamiaceae

Parts Used: leaves & flowering tops
Common Names catnip, catswort, field balm
Actions: anti-catarrhal, anti-spasmodic, diaphoretic, nervine
Used For: cold, flu, insect repellent

Bushyhead Botanicals’ catnip tincture comes in four sizes for your convenience.
1 oz, 2 oz, 4oz, and family size 8 oz
8 oz bottle is capped and contains no dropper.
(Nepeta cataria) leaves and flowering tops make this this 1:2 Fresh Plant Tincture a must have for your herb arsenal.

🌿 The main effect of catnip tincture, when taken internally, is the sedative effect it has and it is effective for calming a person and is used with success to induce natural sleep.

🌿 Catnip tincture also helps to ease digestion, (it is in the mint family) to treat treat colic and to promote sweating, while controlling the symptoms of diarrhea.

🌿 Traditionally it is used for feverish illnesses such as colds and influenza, infections, rheumatism, allergies, as well as headaches, stress and toothaches.

🌿 The University of Michigan notes that catnip also contains mucilage properties, which can help suppress coughs.

🌿 Catnip is believed to help prevent miscarriage and premature birth and allay morning sickness.

Catnip is a useful relaxing nervine, especially for children. It relaxes muscle spasm, especially in the smooth muscles of the intestines, and opens the pores of the skin to promote diaphoresis and release fever. Catnip is also an anti-catarrhal, so it can be helpful in sinus or respiratory infections.

Properties of Catnip

The herb has a camphor-like scent and is bitter, astringent and cooling, relaxing spasms, increasing perspiration and is carminative and sedative.

It contains a volatile oil which is high in nepetalactone as well as nepetalic acid, epinepetalactone, caryophyllene, citral, citronellol, linonen and camphor.

The nepetalactone and related compounds are the ingredients that have the calming effect on humans and are used to induce sleep.

Additional information

Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in
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