Catnip is a type of herbaceous plant, which consists of over two hundred species. Catnip is small, heart-shaped leaves. It grows in a temperate climate. It can be planted both in the garden, in flower beds. Ale kocimiętka sprawdza się również jako roślina doniczkowa. It can be used as an ornamental plant.
Catnip is mainly known for its effects on domestic cats. Kiedy koty wyczują aromat rośliny, or the taste begins to play violently and move. They also play with the plant, grabbing her and biting her. They purr delightfully at the same time. The effects of catnip is often compared to the effects of drugs on the human body. Catnip provides nice sensations for purrs, however, they are not harmful to cats. The reaction of cats is not due to the content of psychoactive substances, but the cat's pheromone. Therefore, catnip is most effective in cats of reproductive age. Young cats are practically indifferent to the plant.
Catnip is available both as a fresh plant in a pot, as well as dry. Both forms work on the cat with exactly the same force.