Substances & Homeopatic Remedies

Nepeta cataria

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Traditional use (may or may not be supported by scientific studies): Catnip is famous for inducing a delirious, stimulated state in felines. Throughout history, this herb has been used in humans to produce a sedative effect.1 Catnip tea was a regular beverage in England before the introduction of tea from China.2 Several other conditions (including cancer, toothache, corns, and hives) have been treated with catnip by traditional herbalists.

Uses:    

Folk charms for fertility and love.-Barrennness. Fertility charm.-Ingredient in love sachets (especially with rose petals).-Ingredient in love incenses (especially with rose petals).-Religious Herbe for Bast and Sekhmet.-Any magick or healing involving felines.-Shapeshifting (particularly were-cats).-Self growth (in incense with Dragon's Blood, exorcises bad habits)-Animals and animal contacts-Love-Magickal book bookmarks (large dried leaves)-Psychic bond with cat (by giving it to and playing with kitty).

Incense:    

Scent: Grassy or herby with touch of bitter mint.-Animals (particularly felines)-
Cleansing (as in refreshing, and also as in cleansing ritual tools, especially blades)-
Consecrating blades-
Commanding-
Dreams-
Harmony-Love (especially with rose petals)-Peace-Rest-Sleep-Tranquility