Archive for October, 2008


Catnip Leaves Give Cats A Harmless High But Helps Humans

October 28th, 2008

Catnip, a member of the mint family, has the official name Nepeta cataria. Fully grown it is about 2′ tall. The leaves, slightly larger than peppermint, are downy above and below. When its essential oil production reaches its peak, catnip is harvested. The leaves and fragrant flowers are then carefully dried to preserve these oils. [...]

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