Catnip (Nepita)

Catnip (Nepita): relaxant with stimulating and cooling properties. Relaxes muscle spasm, opens pores, releases fever. Great for colic in babies/infants.
Treats: hiatal hernia, menstrual headache, cramps. Aids in sleeplessness, relieves stress from stomach/emotions, motion sickness, balances coffee jitters, good for hives, measles, fever, acne,
Usage: gather before flowering for fresh tea or tincture. Loses properties on drying. For Poultice, boil fresh leaves covered, and thicken w/ corn meal. Apply to skin, or head for headaches.
*Don’t overuse, has a narcotic affect on children if used continually.

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