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.*
Take full dropper orally in tea/water.
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.