Let’s grow Catmint, Meow
Catmint is not what you are thinking of, it has nothing to do with a cat. This is not catnip either. It has some difference as catnip as it
How to grow Catmint
Catmint is super easy. It can grow in sun or partial shade, same as other mints make sure your soil is well drained. You can propagate it by the water method or seeds, If you are in a zone where this is high heat, this plant makes it great for the dry area its tolerant in drought areas. Do not overcrowd this type of mint if overcrowded it will have leaf spot and powdery mildew on the leaves.
How to use it and when?
Most times of the year, but Spring
The Uses of catmint as with most herbs you can use in cooking and herbal use. Cut the leaves stems and flowers to let them dry in a cool area. Once these are dried you can store them in a mason jar or a sealed tight container to preserve it for a longer time.
How to use Catmint
Catmint although it has a relaxing effect on humans it differed with cats. If you have tummy
Precautions of taking
There are some medical dangers, It magnifies the effects of sedatives so be careful in consuming catmint if you take these. another thing it changes the way lithium is removed from your body, so make sure the dosage is lowered to accommodate the increase of lithium you have in your body. As with any herbal supplements you need to make sure this is OK with your doctor before taking. Please use caution when taking any Herb.
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