Catnip Plant

MNDP27
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Generality of the Catnip Plant:

The Catnip plant is an aromatic plant with green and hairy leaves in the lower part. The Catnip plant has the characteristic to contain in the leaves, in the stems and in the roots a repellent substance for the insects. This plant towards the cat plays a neuroactive action. As a result, many cats are sensitive to its smell and to the substances it contains. In front of the Catnip plant, most likely a cat will have the following reaction: it will smell it, it will approach, it will rub on the plant, lick it, chew it, purr and roll on the ground for a while.

On-line Sale of the Catnip Plant, available in the following sizes:

  • Vase 14cm, Height: 20/30cm

On-line Sale Of the Catnip plant, available in the following sizes:

  • Vase 14cm, Height: 10/30cm

Generality of the Catnip Plant:

Catnip is an aromatic plant that is often associated with cats due to its name. The plant can reach 50 centimeters in height. Its leaves are heart-shaped, green and hairy at the bottom. The grass cat has the characteristic to contain in the leaves, in the stems and in the roots a repellent substance for the insects. It also contains menthol, which gives it the scent of mint. This plant towards the cat plays a neuroactive action. As a result, many cats, especially young ones, are reactive to the presence of catnip and are sensitive to its smell and the substances it contains. In front of the Catnip plant, most likely a cat will have the following reaction: it will smell it, it will approach, it will rub on the plant, lick it, chew it, purr and roll on the ground for a while.
For our health, however, catnip is used in the preparation of natural remedies that can help in case of some simple disorders. The cat-grass in humans is used as:

-Antispasmodic
-Stimulant
-In case of contractures
-In case of insomnia
-Against stress-Intestinal cramps
-Menstrual cramps
-Remedy against bronchial catarrh
-Digestive remedy
-Sedative remedy
-Useful in case of headache
-Enemas with infusion of catnip to treat feverish states

Cultivation and Care of the Catnip Plant:

The ideal location for this plant is sunny or half-shade. It is necessary to choose a well drained soil enriched with peat. Fertilize the plant with natural fertilizer. Water the plant regularly 2 or 3 times a week avoiding stagnation in the saucers. In autumn and spring, when necessary, you can take care of repotting by moving the plant in larger pots. It resists both high and low temperatures but in winter, you have to move your Catnip in the house.

Irrigation
Rarely
Exposure
Half Shade
Plant Development
Fast
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