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Must be infused in boiling water prior to consumption.


Product: Catnip

Latin Name: Nepeta cataria

Plant Family: Lamiaceae

Other Names: Catnep, Catswort, Catrup, Field Balm, Nep, Cataire, Chataire, Herbe à Chat, Herbe aux Chats, Hierba Gatera, Menta de Gato & Menthe des Chats.

Description: Catnip is an aromatic, herbaceous perennial, native to Europe and now found growing in North America; which reaches a height of 30cm–1 metre. The branching stems are square and covered in fine hairs as are the leaves which are opposite; triangularly-ovate, heart shaped with short stalks (petioles), the leaves are 2.5-7cm in length, greyish green in colour and the edges are bluntly toothed. The 2-lipped flowers are white in colour often with reddish-purple dotted markings and are 10-15mm in length and grow in dense clusters at the ends of the stem branches.

Brief History: Catnip was grown by the Romans and used as a medicine and also as a culinary herb, during the middle-ages the herb was used to treat leprosy and the Elizabethan’s were fond of drinking catnip tea, until camellia sinensis found its way to the English teacup.


Catnip tea can be drunk at night to aid relaxation, the leaves when put into scented sachets and hung in the kitchen or placed in cupboards and drawers can help deter ants and flea beetles. The dried leaves can be added to pot-pourri and used to make catnip toys.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

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