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Catnip

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What other names is Catnip known by?

Cataire, Catmint, Catnep, Catswort, Chataire, Field Balm, Herbe à Chat, Herbe aux Chats, Hierba Gatera, Menta de Gato, Menthe des Chats, Nepeta cataria.

What is Catnip?

Catnip is a plant. The flowering tops are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Difficulty sleeping, migraine headaches, colds, flu, fever, hives, stomach upset, gas, anxiety, arthritis, increasing urination, treatment of worms, stimulating menstruation in girls, and hemorrhoids.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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