Tokin' Catnip?

Benefits of Smoking Catnip

There are benefits of smoking catnip, including the following:

  • Improving sleep
  • Boosting digestion
  • Calming the nerves
  • Stimulating menstruation
  • Relieving toothaches

Catnip (Nepeta cataria), belongs to the mint family, is a perennial flowering shrub native to Europe, is considered an invasive weed. Catnip related to well-known culinary herbs such as basil, thyme, rosemary, and oregano. It's main active ingredient is nepetalactone, a plant terpenoid that affects the central nervous system in both cats and humans in different ways. Catnip is a nervine, which helps calm nervous tension and is nourishing to the nerves. When smoked catnip is effective, its most common effects include warming throughout the body, a general sense of relaxation and a sense of mild euphoria sometimes accompanied by giddiness. Inhaling catnip smoke can also bring on physical sensations of minty coolness, which usually spread from the back of the throat to the upper chest and persist for about two hours. If you are looking for a mild relaxant try our loose blends. For more great information like this follow us on any social media platform or subscribe to our youtube.

 

 

 

 

 

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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.