Japanese Catnip Seeds
, also known as Schizonepeta tenuifolia, Japanese Matatabi, Tenufolia, Japanese mint, Japanese catnip and Jing Jie
, is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, and is also common in North America.
is the Japanese version of catnip and grows wild in Japan. Matatabi
or Japanese catnip
is actually a vine in the Kiwi family and the fruit attracts cats, just as the dried leaves do from the original Catnip plant.
has been traditionally used by the Japanese and Chinese for several hundred years to treat skin disorders, all types of itchiness, especially the itching in the mouth, throat and nose. Japanese Catnip
encloses a very potent anti-itching element which has led the herbalists to use it in medications for measles. The Chinese have been using this herb to treat conditions such as chills, headaches, fever as well as sore throat.
is a great addition to your herbal or medicinal garden!
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