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Daily Archives: July 14, 2011

Catnip

I have a good sized patch of catnip growing in my garden that’s threatening to overtake one of my pepper plants. So I decided that it was time to dry some catnip for tea. Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is a member of the mint family and is apparently quite entrancing to cats. I don’t have cats so I can’t speak to that. Catnip acts as a sedative in human, and is thought to calm the stomach… Read More