Catnip Tincture
Catnip Tincture
Catnip Tincture
Catnip Tincture

Catnip Tincture

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Mayernik Garden grown catnip is a mild sedative that helps with anxiety and insomnia. It also helps with colds and an upset stomach. A nervous calmative and muscle relaxer.*


  • Homegrown Mayernik Garden Capnip
  • Grain Alcohol (50%)


Take full dropper orally in tea/water.

About Catnip

There is always some sought of uniqueness in the history of all herbs. Catnip’s historical bearing is not an exception. Catnip is a perennial herb categorized under the mint family, Lamiaceae. The Egyptians named it “Nepta Cataria," a Latin name believed to be taken from Etrurian City of the Neptic. Due to its medicinal results, Catnip has been anciently tagged different names like catnap, catmint, catrup, catwort, nip, nap, and field balm.

Catnip herb was medicinally explored and used by various tribes for over many years. It was primarily tea, juice, tincture, infusion, and even smoked during the ancient periods. Catnip herb was commonly used among the Europeans who later introduced it to the Northern American settlers in Europe around the 18th century. These settlers were able to take some plants back with them to America. With this, Native Americans began to use it as medicines and recipes after discovering their exceptional health qualities. Still on this, the Native Americans approved Catnip as herbal medicine against ailments like coughs, colds, pneumonia, sore throats, fevers, and colic.

In recent times, Catnip's use and cultivation have become so interesting all over the world. It can be easily seen on roadsides, around hedges, in fence rows, and near stream banks and waste areas. Essential compounds like irinoids, tannins, flavonoids, vitamins C and E, and minerals found in Catnip’s extract are effectively used against insomnia, anxiety, migraine, cold and upper respiratory infections, swine flu, fevers, hives, worms, gastrointestinal upset, colic, arthritis, hemorrhoids, swellings, hormone imbalance, and uterine stimulation.

Catnip Tincture Frequently Asked Questions

What is Catnip Tincture

Catnip Tincture is the extracted liquid collected after mixing the catnip herb with a solvent in the form of alcohol. Catnip Tincture has numerous health benefits that can work against many ailments and health complaints.

Is Catnip Tincture Good for Children?

Catnip Tincture is generally okay to be consumed by children. Catnip Tincture is classified as diaphoretic because it helps break fevers. Also, it works as an antiseptic inhalant, which makes it a remedy for catarrh, coughs, cold and flu, and even asthma. Catnip Tincture, if applied as directed, makes children who are restless and unable to sleep get good rest and sleep. It is a perfect herb for anxious, overtired, and struggling to sleep, children. In the case of colic and excessive baby cry, Catnip Tincture acts as a mild stimulant for quieting babies.

Is Catnip Tincture Good for Anxiety?

The answer is yes.

There is an active compound in Catnip Tincture called Iridoid. Iridoid contributes to the inherent anxiolytic and sedative effects from Catnip and altogether provides support against physical, chemical, or biological stressors in the body. It doesn't only work against anxiety and other nervous disorders but also relieves tension headaches. The amino acids in gelatin +B vitamins help the brain make necessary hormones suitable to relieve anxiety.

Is Catnip Tincture a Sleep Aid?

Catnip Tincture can be safely used to get a good nights sleep. The phytochemical compound, "nepetalactone" is responsible for the sedative effect on humans. The sedative culture of this exceptional herb helps contribute to relaxing and enjoyable sleep. It is a run-to-solution for insomnia or other sleep-related issues since it is as effective as other sleeping drugs. With all being said, Catnip Tincture should be regarded as a long-standing solution to restlessness and irritability in children, especially babies with colic or teething problems.

Is Catnip Tincture Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

Although it has been read that some pregnant women ignorantly consumed Catnip without any adverse effect recorded, the scientific truth is that the use of Catnip Tincture during pregnancy is not safe. Catnip Tincture has been generally recognized as safe for women with reproductive system problems like cramps, irregular cycles, and emotional swings during the menstrual period. Still, it should be carefully and cautiously used by expecting mothers due to uterine stimulation.

Should I use Catnip Tincture Everyday?

It is a matter of necessity to always make a consultation with herb experts to know the length of administration and how often to use it.