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Catmint / Nepeta x faassenii


Family:

Labiatae/ Lamiaceae

Genus:

Nepeta

Species:

x faassenii

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Part(s) Used:

Arial parts

Constituents:

Nepetalactone

Uses:

Not to be confused with Catnip/ catnep which is Nepeta cataria.
Cat mint contains nepetalactone which gives cats a pleasant mind altering experience. They get this by rolling in the plant and sniffing the strong aroma.

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