E-214 - Catnip (Nepeta cataria)

Sweet smell with an almost floral overtone. Some people love it, others hate – but felines cannot get enough. Catnip repels mosquitoes more effectively than DEET according to a research study from Iowa State University. The active component (nepetalactone) is 10 times more effective and works well in concentrations as low as 1%.

Item # Description Price Quantity Option
E-214-10 10 mL Catnip $112.91
E-214-30 30 mL Catnip $266.56

Historical Fokelore Application

Used in all types of preparations from bug repellent to feline mood enhancer.


Botanical Name:Nepeta cataria

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Where Grown:Canada

How Grown:Wildcrafted

Plant Part Used:Steam distilled from flowering tops.

Aroma:Heavy, Green, Sharp, Herbal, Slightly Unpleasant

Color:Light Amber

Viscosity:1

Perfume Note:Base

Blends With:

How Used:Sweet smell with an almost floral overtone. Some people love it, others hate – but felines cannot get enough. Catnip repels mosquitoes more effectively than DEET according to a research study from Iowa State University. The active component (nepetalactone) is 10 times more effective and works well in concentrations as low as 1%.

Precautions:N

MSDS:View Material Saftey Data Sheet