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Catnip Leaves


Catnip
Other Names: Catnip Leaves, Catnep, Catrup, Catmint, Catswort, Field Balm, Nep, Herb Catta, Nepeta Cataria
Traditional Usages: Anxiety, Piles, Chicken Pox, Colds, Colic, Fevers, Digestive Problems, Stimulates Sweating, Coughs, Diarrhea, Menstrual and Muscle Cramps, Headaches, Nervous Disorders, Anti-Flatulent, Anemia, Crohns disease, Intestinal inflammation,
Resources: Europe, Asia, Canada, US
Parts Used: Flowers, Leaves
Herb Actions: Antispasmodic, Anti-flatulent, Astringent,
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy, it may stimulate the uterus and cause miscarriage.


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