Lamiaceae Nepeta cataria L.


Menominee - Drug, Sedative

Use documented by:
Densmore, Francis, 1932, Menominee Music, SI-BAE Bulletin #102, page 132

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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: Menominee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Sedative
Notes: Decoction of whole plant, except root, taken to produce restful sleep.

RECRD: 90121 id: 23675