Catmint

$2.80

香荆芥

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Description

Also called Catnip, which is of the mints family, takes its name because of its entense attraction for cats. Cats have such an obvious reaction to it because of an essential oil in the plant called nepetalactone. Nepetalactone is the main ingredient in catnip that causes the crazy reaction. It can turn even the most relaxed cats into a ‘ball of happiness’ with energy to spare. A cat’s “high” from catnip usually lasts about 10 minutes or so.

Attractive aromatic Grey-green foliage with dainty sprays of lavender-blue flowers that attract bees. Whole plant can be used as a tonic for animals. Young leaves and shoots also impart lemony-mintness to everyday cooking or dried as tea.

Humans can enjoy it in tea for its relaxing properties. Excellent borders plant.

香荆芥

俗称猫薄荷叶芳香,三角形,边缘锯齿状,花白色带淡紫色斑点,根和叶有薄荷味。令人联想起猫的外激素,能醉猫、驱鼠和甲虫。

荆芥不仅晒乾可泡制香草茶,嫩叶可加在沙拉中或为肉调味。其叶汁还能制成敷剂治淤伤作用。