Famed for the effect it has on cats, Catnip can also be used in magic to help bring reach a state of euphoria for trances and general well being, as well as finding a psychic bond with animals.
Description: Catnip is famous for its drug-like effects on house cats, but it also has a variety of other uses. The extracted ingredient, iridodial, is used as an attractant
for lacewing flies, which eat aphids and mites. Another ingredient, Nepetalactone, is used in certain mosquito and fly repellents. Humans also drank catnip in herbal tea and
would smoke the herb for its calming effects, however, the effects are negligible and the consumption has fallen out of practice.
Botanical Name: Nepeta cataria
Common Names: Catswort, catmint
Medicinal Part: Plant
Safety Guidelines: Should not be used during pregnancy
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