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In the Garden | Culinary | Fragrance | Medicinal use
Popular garden varieties
In the Garden
- Perennial, Evergreen, Frost hardy,
- Blue or White flowers,
- Height: ±40 cm; Spread: ±30 cm,
- Full sun; Well drained, composted soil,
- Pick fresh leaves throughout the year,
- Aphids, Potato beetle, Squash bug, Rats,
Catmint leaves and flowers:
- Once a popular salad ingredient, and drunk as tea before China tea was introduced to the West,
- Rub on meat to flavour,
A tasty treat ...
- Dried flowers and leaves are used in potpourri mixtures,
- Use Catmint and Catnip in Cat toys, it makes them frolicsome, amorous and full of fun,
... what Catmint & Catnip can do for you!!!
Catmint may be beneficial in the following cases, especially for children:
- Early stages of fever. Induces sleep and perspiration but does not increase body temperature.
|Nervous System |
- Restlessness, hyperactivity, convulsions, hysteria with crying and violent twisting of the trunk, Physical results of emotional disturbance,
- Mild sedative, Insomnia,
|Lymphatic System |
|Respiratory System |
- Sinuses, Colds, Influenza, Congestion of the respiratory organs,
|Digestive system |
Preparation and dosage:
- One cup three times a day, or two-hourly in acute cases,
- For children with coughs, 5 ml of tincture three times per day.
- Adults may take twice this amount
- Catnip is not recommended for use during pregnancy.