Lamiaceae Nepeta cataria L.


Delaware, Ontario - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Tantaquidgeon, Gladys, 1942, A Study of Delaware Indian Medicine Practice and Folk Beliefs, Harrisburg. Pennsylvania Historical Commission, page 67

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Scientific name: Nepeta cataria L.
USDA symbol: NECA2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Catnip
Family: Lamiaceae
Family (APG): Lamiaceae
Native American Tribe: Delaware, Ontario
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Infusion of leaves given to soothe infants.

RECRD: 90098 id: 23650