Catnip

Nepera cataria

Folk names:

Medicinal Uses

(This information has been collected from Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine as well as The Herbal Academy of New England, it has NOT been confirmed by Licensed Herbalist)

  • Analgesic

  • Antispasmodic

  • Aperient

  • Carminative

  • Diaphoretic

  • Emmenagogue

  • Nervine

  • Sedative

  • Stimulant

  • Stomachic

exacerbate ailments we already have. 

When talking to your Medical Professional, we suggest asking what "actions" an herb might do to interfere with your health, either positive of negative. For example, if you suffer from heartburn, a Cholagogue which creates more bile may not be advantagous. Too much of a good thing, eh?

WARNING: Talk to your Doctor/Medical Professional before adding any Supplements, herbal teas, Infusions, etc. ​

Part of the reason that we list Medical Jargin is because many plants can interfere with or even counteract medications we already take or it can

Planet: Venus, Moon

Element: Water

Gender: Feminine

Divinities:

  • Bast/Bastet (Ancient Egyptian)

Sacred Places: 

  • Nepete, Egypt

Chakra:

  • Third Eye

  • Heart

  • Sacral

Catnip in Action

The Bat & Raven offers these products that utilize the properties of catnip.

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Magical Uses

  • Attraction

  • Beauty

  • Binding

  • Cats (but also... they steal it)

  • Charm

  • Clarity

  • Cleansing

  • Courage

  • Divination

  • Dream Magic

  • Enchantment

  • Fierceness

  • Happiness

  • Healing

  • Love

  • Overcoming Adversity

  • Purification

  • Prosperity

  • Protection 

  • Prophetic Dreams

  • Sleep

  • Tranquility