Catnip (Nepeta cataria)
Product ID: EO144
Product Description

Class: Organic
Origin: USA
Lamiaceae (Labiatae)
Process: Flowering Tops
Avoid during pregnancy


Catnip essential oil is steam-distilled from the flowering tops and its color is pale yellow to slight orange.  The aroma is strong, earthy, complex and herbaceous.

Traditionally used as an insect repellent.  The active constituent in catnip nepetalactone, has been found to be more effective than the insect repellent diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET).

The essential oil contains contains  nepetalactone isomers, nepetalic acid, dihydronepetalactone, B-Caryophyllene, and Caryophyllene oxide, among others.

Blends well with citronella, grapefruit, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, marjoram, peppermint, orange, rosemary, and spearmint.

May act as a topical anesthetic, and properties are anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, astringent, carminative, nervine, and sedative.


Product Application:
Essential oils should never be applied directly on the skin without diluting properly, usually blending with a carrier oil.

Catnip - 5 ml. -     $24.30

Catnip - 10 ml. -    $55.35
Catnip - 15 ml. -     $79.65
Catnip - 1 oz.   -      $152.25


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