catnip essential oil | 10ml
Escentia’s Catnip essential oil can be used to help tighten the skin, muscles and gums. It can be used to make sure that bile, gastric juices and acids flow properly inside the stomach.
Assists with dandruff and can be used for a healthy scalp. May stimulate the appetite before meals and promote hormone production. Stimulates the nervous, circulatory and excretory systems.
Product Specifications: This member of the mint family grows wild as a weed, but may be found in herb gardens as well. Its erect, square branching stem is hairy and grows from three to five feet high. The leaves have scalloped edges and grey or whitish hairs on the lower side. The flowers are usually white with purple spots. Once extracted, the essential oil has a pale yellow or orange colour with a slight minty aroma.
typical country of origin:
catnip pure essential oil can be used as:
Catnip originated in Asia, Africa and Europe, where it attracted attention from Roman cooks and doctors who used the herb, and where catnip-infused tea became popular. Eventually, it was brought by settlers to North America and introduced to Native American tribes, who then used the herb for medicinal purposes. Today catnip essential oil is used as:
Medicine: It was shown to have antibiotic and astringent properties. 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. The only setback about catnip oil is that it has a short shelf life. Catnip oil has also 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. Catnip oil blends well with lemon, lime, mint, 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.
technique of extraction method:
A common process used to make catnip oil is a steam distillation of the leaves and flower or buds.
May affect sensitive skin. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.