Catnip essential oil

Menta de gato

  • Botanical name:  Nepeta cataria
  • Botanical family: Lamiaceae
  • Plant part: Flowers
  • Aroma: Floral, herbaceous, sweet
  • Evaporation note: Middle
  • Extraction method: Steam distilled
  • Cultivation method: Wild crafted
  • Country of origin: Canada
  • Main chemical families: Ketones, esters, sesquiterpenes

Hazards: Skin sensitization (low risk); may be psychotropic.

Tisserand, R., Young, R., & Williamson, E. M. (2014). In Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals (p. 237). essay, Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

Warning: Always dilute essential oils with a carrier oil before applying topically. Do not apply internally or ingest any essential oil. Keep away from children. Store in a cool place and away from direct light

5 years

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