How do you dry catnip?
One way would be in the oven on low temp. in a pan or on a separate rack or screen, and with the oven door open, checking every couple of hours, it will take a few depending how thickly you spread it, the more space around it the better. It's important not to rush it.
I cut it and tie it into a bundle and hang it in my garage. The heat tends to be high in there in the late summer/early fall and is enough to dry it out.
I cut it and tie it into a bundle and hang it in my garage. The heat tends to be high in there in the late summer/early fall and is enough to dry it out.
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Catnip is a herb mixture that cats like. If you take a sniff of catnip it will smell like tea. You can buy catnip at any pet store or Target, Kmart, or Walmart.
If you mean on cats: It has an aromatic oil which is like alcohol to a cat but the cat only has to sniff it and it kind of makes the cat drunk. Also the aromatic oil makes it addictive to cats.
dogs and catnip . I know a person who's dog eats their cat's food so it should be okay, I just don't think the dog should eat it all the time then he or she could get sick.
Not much. they're supposed to like the smell and go to it, but my cats don't. Some cats do though, its like a drug for them i guess. Iv'e seen some cats act really strange around it! Catnip has a drug in the leaves and stem called 'nepetalactone'. Nepetalactone is thought to be similar to LSD, but… some people think it's like cannabis. Sniffing catnip releases the drug, but biting bruises it and therefore releases more nepetalactone. it won hurt them if that's what your asking. i think its actuallyhelpful to them. It kind of makes them high... or calms them down.... (MORE)
You grow it from seed, Catnip is a kind of herb, grow it in a pot or in the garden, cats love it, it's acts like a mild drug and gives them a 'high'. If they find it growing in your garden they will roll around and play in it, or you can cut it like any herb and dry it, then stuff soft toys with it …for your cat to play with. you dont make it dumbo, you grow it (MORE)
True catnip (Nepeta catharria) is actually closely related to plants in the menthe (mint) family. Some rodents have low tolerance to some species of mint and it may cause them to have digestive problems and diarrhea. Besides, the "good" effect of Catnip wouldn't happen with a hamster, since its s…omething directly related to the feline instincts. (MORE)
The effects of catnip on cats are many and varied: - only 1 in 2 cats is effected by catnip. - Kittens less than 8 weeks old have no effect - High lasts 10-15 minutes - Cat will only want more 2+ hours later. - Effects range from sedate, to happy, to aggressive. Each cat has a different r…esponse. The effects of catnip on humans is not proven. - Has been used as a herbal tea - Some people smoke it - Was used in history as a medicine for ailments - Is a natural mosquito repellant For more great information about the effects of catnip check out this infographic: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html (MORE)
You can grow catnip in any country. It originated in Europe and Asia but has since spread across the world via owners who wish to share this treat with their feline friends. If the climate it too hot or cold to grow catnip outside you can purchase a small indoor greenhouse to grow it inside. Though …keep it covered, your cat may crush it if it finds it out and available! For more information about catnip check out this infographic here: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html Hope that helps! (MORE)
Kittens can respond to catnip as early as 8 weeks old. The positive reaction and desire for catnip is inherited from their mother - if mum likes it then kittens will too. All cats (in your case kittens) can, it is like a drug to them, but it is not like it hurts them like drugs hurt us.=D Also… keep in mind about 40% of the cat will not react to catnip. (MORE)
In the cat aisle at your supermarket and at pet stores.. You can also purchase seeds at your local hardware / nursery / garden centre and grow it yourself. Its not hard!
there are 250different species of catnip and when cats consume it they feel high for a while it also causes a mild high in humans too. and its legal so get eating your nip enjoy it causes a high in some people; about 1 in 7
Pretty much any and every plant is smokeable. But smoking catnip will have no psychoactive effects. Meaning, it's not going to get you high. It's like smoking tea leaves: pointless, yet popular among little kids who want to experiment with drugs but don't know how to get any. You might as well tr…y smoking the bits of paper from your paper shredder. The lack of any noticeable effect will be quite similar. . (MORE)
Catnip is simple to grow. Purchase some seeds, a pot and some nice potting soil from your local gardening nursery... Fill the pot almost to the top... Sprinkle some seeds and then top off with a little more soil (just enough to cover all the seeds). Water lightly, twice daily until the plant is esta…blished. Keep in a nice warm environment in the sun. If the climate is too cold keep the plant inside in a sunny window. For more information about how to grow catnip see this helpful infographic: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html (MORE)
catnip is sometimes used for the stuffing in cat toys so they play with them more. people spray them on scrathing posts so cats scratch on them.they put them in cat beds so they sleep there more often. the cats are hugely attracted to the scent.
Catnip is a plant that many people add to their gardens so havesomething fun for their cats. It is a type of mint plant and growsin sunny locations that have plenty of water. It is native to partsof Europe and Asia, but now grows in many places throughout theworld.
actually you can find toys for cats in the animals section Walmart with catnip in them >,..,< wish me good luck i just brought a new kitten into the house with two other cats that hate it and a big hound dog that thinks she the kittens mother....then the fishys ~Ashleigh M.O.R.G.A.N~
You can buy it at almost any pet store like Petsmart or Petsupermarket. You might be able to buy it at Walmart or Publix too.
Catnip is simply an herb or type of plant. It's considered some kind of mint. The ingredient cats like is nepetallactone which causes a hallucinogenic effect lasting 5-10 minutes. When eaten, it acts like a sedative. It effects about half of all cats even those not domesticated. They attempt to "bru…ise" the plant to release more of the smell. (MORE)
Humans can use catnip to help them sleep, for arthritis, for general joint aches and pains, and for a tooth ache. It is usually made into a tea. However pregnant woman should avoid handling or consuming catnip.
it is. i think it tastes like chocolate. you should try it sometime. it can't be too bad. cats like it.
Cats are able to consume catnip, but ONLY in small amounts. Big amounts can cause digestion problems. The aroma of catnip is what makes them have the euphoric "high". Catnip has actually been shown to act as a sedative to cats when eaten, though they eat and chew on it to release more of the oils, s…o technically eating it would help enhance the euphoric high they're having. (Just might make them sleepy) (MORE)
Smoking anything is bad for you. It is harmful to your mouth, throat and respiratory system. However, it would take many years of heavy smoking to do any permanent damage to your body, and nobody would smoke that much catnip for that long, because it doesn't do anything to you. It's not a drug …and it won't get you high. You might as well try smoking the bits of paper from your paper shredder. (MORE)
Catnip can be bought as a plant from garden centers, however you can also buy a large range of cat toys and treats which contain catnip in a dried form.
i dont think there is a possative answer but i do think it is okay.
yes, it is and there is also a plant called cat mint which is very pretty. Catnip is a member of the group referred to as herbs. Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is a perennial, which means that it grows again from the roots the next year. It will bloom/flower in the early to middle of Spring time. The flo…wers are fairly small, less the 1 inch across, and vary in colors of white, lavender and hues of blue. If you are growing the plant for the purpose of producing leaves (catnip) then you will want to remove the flowers as they appear. This will stimulate the plant growth and cause it to favor leaf production rather than the production of flowers and later seeds. If you want the plant to reproduce and spread, or you want to harvest the seeds from it, then the flowers will need to be left on the plant. Once the flowers are finished, a small pod like structure develops where the flower was located. These pods contain numerous, small round black seeds (similar to poppy seeds). Harvest these pods if your after the seeds from the plant, if not the pods will open on their own and disperse the seed contained within. In a nice cultivated soil they will spread easily and rapidly. Catnip is one of the easiest of the herbs to grow, the seeds are sown in the early Spring at about 1/8" depth. They usually germinate within about 7 days, at which point you may thin the plants out to 1 per foot. The seeds may also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost, and be transplanted outdoors when danger is past. Catnip may be grown as a house plant also, the plant requires only 6 hours of light per day to grow, but will grow better with better light. The leaves of the plant are commonly harvested and dried to later use. They may be given to your cat as a treat or may be used in herbal medicines. Catnip tea is said to be good for digestive troubles and a few other uses, however I will not recommend anyone consume anything. (MORE)
A sentence using catnip is: When I go to the pet store, I always buy the best, healthiest catnip for my sleek cat
First off your not supposed to be smoking cat nip and it is very addictive it will mess you up.
Yes. There are no known health risks associated with catnip. Though it seems to affect cats like a drug, it doesn't cause addiction or any of the problems we associate with humans and drugs.
Catnip was Native to Europe and Asia, catnip is now naturalized in North America, growing in dry roadside places and in mountains
They eather crawl in after you buy it, or they are in there at the factorie..... most of the time its when you take it home they get init...
Not to be taken by pregnant or nursing women or those with chronic diseases except with supervision of a medical practitioner. To be purchased from a source that follows FDA laws.
Tincture to be applied externally for Cuts and Scrapes: Dilute the herb in alcohol. Apply as compress.
There are over 250 types of catnip. The most common are: - common catnip - camphor catnip - greek catnip - lemon catnip - catmint. Learn more about these types of catnip here: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html
Yup, people make tea out of it (i love it), it can make you a little sleepy though. It's in the mint family so its similar to eating mint, and it was way more commonly used back in the day-like a hundred years ago and before. Its often used for treating insomnia, digestive problems, anxiety, and oth…er stuff, so I wouldn't eat it if your on any medication... (MORE)
No - catnip is not banned :) Its a perfectly legal high for your cat. You can purchase it as tea for humans, it has no effect on humans, the tea is supposed to be "calming" though like chamomile.
Catnip has soothing qualities, as well as antiseptic qualities. Boil catnip in a soup of other soothing herbs. Mix it with soap after cooling and then apply to hair like shampoo. Let it sit and then rinse.
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Fresh catnip is safe for rabbits. It isn't poisonous, anyway. Some rabbits like it, some do not. As with all new foods and rabbits, when giving catnip to a rabbit for the first time, offer only a bite or two; gradually work up to a handful over time (at least a week). Keep an eye on your rabbit's he…alth and wellbeing. Only give fresh herbs to rabbits, not dried. Dried herbs are concentrated and the strong flavours can be overwhelming to a small rabbit. Generally speaking, avoid overwhelming or stressing out your bunny! Bunnies can react badly to shocking or stressful experiences -- they can get sick suddenly, or overtime they can turn into nervous pets. It's best not to give cat and dog toys to rabbits. Rabbits can hurt themselves or become sick by playing with cat or dog toys (particularly by eating parts of them -- rabbits like to chew but they have sensitive bellies and can't eat just anything). (MORE)
At this time, there are no known common side-effects to smoking catnip. It is recommended that anyone taking other medications should consult their physician and pharmacists before using it. It has many herbal uses and is used for several different remedies.
Gale nicknamed Katniss "Catnip". When they first met, she said her name and he thought she said Catnip, when she really said Katniss.
"Catnip is generally not recommended for human consumption, and so there are no definitive tests as to whether or not it causes cancer in humans. However, some tests show that catnip may in fact help fight kidney cancer."
"Catnip plants are easy to grow. They do, however, take a long time to grow."
I find catnip toys lose their effect within the first month. I purchased a small toy in the shape of a mouse you can open and change the catnip yourself works best. The effects would depend on the cat though! :)
If you are talking about the Hunger Games character Katniss, her opposite (who calls her Katnip) would be Gale... Later on it becomes Peeta. However, if you are just talking about catnip as a product, no real opposite exists. Since catnip gives your cat a kind of "high" feeling, a cat valium woul…d be the most likely choice for an opposite answer. (MORE)
Pretty much any and every plant is smokeable. But smoking catnip will have no psychoactive effects. Meaning, it's not going to get you high. It's like smoking tea leaves: pointless, yet popular among little kids who want to experiment with drugs but don't know how to get any.
Catnip is not a poison. Catnip is a natural high for cats, they know when they have had enough and it cannot hurt them. To read more about the effects of catnip on cats check out this infographic: http://www.catnipsum.com/sciency_stuff.html
No, catnip is completely different than cannabis, there is no connection between the two plants.
To the best of my knowledge, nothing. Some cats find the scent of catnip alluring and somewhat intoxicating - they may roll around in it, eat it and play with it, then run around with a lot of energy afterwards. Other cats couldn't care less about catnip and pretty much ignore it. Either way, the ca…tnip itself isn't a problem and there isn't anything wrong with it or the cat - it's just a normal cat behavior for some cats. (MORE)
Catnip is a intoxicant used to make a cat get silly or playful, kind of like marijuana for cats. Catnip is used for the cat to play with or chew on depending on whether it is fresh or dry. You can sprinkle catnip on top of cat food in order to get the cat more interested in eating their food.
Pretty much any pet store. At places such as Petco and Petsmart,the loose catnip is usually located in the same aisle(s) as the cattoys.