Raceme Catnip


Plant Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)

Botanical Name: Nepeta racemosa

Alternative Name: Catmint, Nepeta

Duration: Perennial

Blooms: May – Sept

Location in Garden: S. Columbia South and Lawn Area (2006 – present)

Medicinal Uses: Carminative, tonic, diaphoretic, refrigerant and slightly emmenagogue, and mildly stimulating

Interesting Facts: Nepeta racemosa is native to Turkey and Northern Iran

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