A potentiator – it makes other herbs stronger!
Everybody knows that most cats go crazy for catnip, but not as many people are aware that herbalists call it "Nature’s Alka-Seltzer" for its usefulness in settling upset stomachs. Catnip produces a relaxing effect and when combined iwth other herbs can make their effects stronger. It's also extremely useful for fevers and the aches and pains due to the ﬂu. Catnip tea works marvellously for menstrual pain too.