Latin Name: Nepeta cataria
Common Names: Catnip Leaf
Catnip is used for insomnia, anxiety, headaches, cold and other upper respiratory infections; including the flu; and gastrointestinal (GI) upset.While humans may find dried Nepeta cataria leaves to be effective when taken as an infusion, to their pet felines, Catnip Leaf is in fact not a medicinal herb but a narcotic.
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