Also called catmint, catnip belongs to the mint family and it also attracts cats because of its sedative effect that also works on humans. It is used as a calming tea for digestion problems, as well as emotional problems to calm anxiety. It has been used to treat intestinal cramps, indigestion, to cause sweating, to induce menstruation, as a sedative, and to increase appetite.
Astringent, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive stimulant, emmenagogue, insect repellant, relaxant, tonic
Price per serving cup: $0.22