Certified Catnip Essential Oil
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Aroma: Rich, Herbaceous, Mild Floral, and Slightly Minty
Blends Well With: Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Peppermint, Orange, Rosemary, Spearmint
Uses: Catnip essential oil is used traditionally to treat hives, measles, and chicken pox. Catnip oil is beneficial for people suffering from chronic gas.
- Helps in treating Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease
- Provides relief and cure to acidity and stomach disorders
- Regulated menstruation and helps in treating respiratory and muscular cramps
- Removes toxins and promotes sweating
- Cures insomnia, anxiety and tension
- Helps in weight loss and promotes urination
Insect repellent: catnip oil was shown to be more effective in repelling mosquitoes compared to DEET, the most common ingredient in pesticides and insect repellents. This essential oil was also shown to be able to combat cockroaches, termites, dust mites and deer ticks.
Topically (as an insect repellent): To make natural insect repellent, combine catnip essential oil, natural witch hazel and distilled water or dilute with a carrier oil or aloe vera gel to apply or spray on skin.
Inhale with a diffuser: Catnip oil blends well with lemon, lime, spearmint, eucalyptus, myrrh, citronella and geranium oil. Combine a few drops of catnip oil with any of these essential oils, add to the diffuser and enjoy.
Oil Specific: Catnip oil is a safe essential oil. However, it must not be used undiluted, especially in areas near your eyes or mucous membranes and must not be taken internally without a physician’s advice. Catnip oil isn’t recommended for pregnant women and must be kept away from children as well.
Assists in stimulating the nervous, circulatory and excretory systems. Catnip oil works as a Sedative: relaxes the mind to free it from insomnia, tension and anxiety.
Diaphoretic: makes you sweat to reduce weight and blood pressure, remove salt and excess toxins in the body and keep your heart healthy.
More importantly, catnip oil has been known to help alleviate fever, migraine, dyspepsia, colic, ulcers, spasmodic cholera and nervous system disorders. The oil can help ease muscular, intestinal, respiratory or menstrual cramps.