Catnip

Nepata cataria


Medicinal Use:

Relaxant

Sedative

ADHD

Anxiety

Arthritis

Cold/fever/flu

Gas

Hives (urticaria)

Indigestion

Intestinal parasites

Insomnia

Migraine

Contraindications:

Pregnancy or lactating

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Heavy menstrual periods

Surgery: stop intake 2 weeks prior and 2 weeks after surgery

Warning: 

Use is small doses, do not overdose

Interactions:

Lithium (dosage may need to be adjusted)

CNS depressants, sedative medications: Ativan, Ambien etc.  (may cause too much sleepiness)


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