Catnip

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Catnip
Cat Given Name : Catnip
Other Name(s) : Catmint, Cat's Fancy, Cat's Wort, Catnep, Catrup, Field Balm
Description :

A perennial growing to about three feet (90 cm), with broad, soft, white, hairy leaves with a dented border. The flowers are produced in long tufts and are purplish-white.

Properties :

Excellent for troubled breathing, reducing fevers, maternal pains, and inducing conception. The scent of crushed leaves can also ease the trouble cat and induce relaxation and (in some) euphoria.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Burn, Blackcough, Concussion,
Symptoms : Pain,
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Flowers
When to Collect : Mid Greenleaf
How to Collect : Select flowers of good color and full vitality. Bite the flowers off, leaving as little stem as possible.
How to Preserve : Lay the flowers in full sun to dry.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a clean, dry place.
Detailed Usage Information
Flowers : May be consumed to ease breathing or lessen coughing.
Flowers : May be consumed to ease the pain of birth.
Flowers : May be consumed to increase the likelihood of conception.
Flowers : May be crushed and the fumes inhaled to induce relaxation. It should be noted that some cats may experience a feeling of euphoria in response to catnip.