myronbschroed – Wellness Advantages of Catnip

Recent Entries Friends Archive User Info RSS myronbschroed myronbschroed Wellness Advantages of catnip myronbschroed April 18th, 23:32 This creates a mild tranquilizing or sedative effect in most humans. catnip Some believe it was also employed to provoke menstruation in a kind of early abortion. Catnip’s tendencies to each stimulate sweat with no raising physique temperature and to induce sleep also produced it an perfect early remedy for colds, flu, and fever. The herb encompassed a wide range of makes use of, such as treating colic in babies, and treating coughs and colds in adults. Catnip also consists of moderate quantities of magnesium and phosphorus, as properly as tiny quantities of calcium, sodium, and some B-complex. Later North American folk medicine records catnip’s use in treating illnesses such as chicken pox, nettle rash, poison ivy, and urinary incontinence. The leaves are grayish-green, heart-shaped, and downy. Seventeenth-century herbalist Nicholas Culpeper proposed catnip for the remedy of bruises, piles, and head scabs. Herbalists also know catnip by its Latin name Nepeta cataria. Catnip tea was a common drink in England till black tea was brought over from China. The English settlers brought catnip to North America, exactly where its medicinal uses were promoted by the Shakers. The name Nepeta is thought to have been derived from the Roman town Nepeti, where catnip was as soon as cultivated. Catnip now grows all through Europe and North America. At that time, the dandelion root was believed to induce fierceness and hotheadedness. Catnip is a perennial mint that grows up to three feet tall. An 1847 Pennsylvania document describes catnip as getting “extremely common amongst the excellent ladies who deal in simples.” The flowers are whitish-pink with purple spots. Tags: catnip , cosmic catnip ( Leave a comment ) Archive April 2011 S M T W T F S A A A A A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Tags catnip , cosmic catnip Powered by LiveJournal.com 2011-05-29 Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 LiveJournal Remember Me Forgot your password? Open ID Mail.ru Vkontakte Create a Account You are viewing myronbschroed ‘s journal

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