Definition of Catnep
1. catnip [n -S] - See also: catnip
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Literary usage of Catnep
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1. A Universal formulary: Containing the Methods of Preparing and Administering by Robert Eglesfeld Griffith (1866)
"catnep. This is the leaves, or whole herb of Nepela ... INFUSION OF catnep. R. catnep, two drachms. Boiling water, eight fl. ..."
2. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"NEPETA, L. - catnep. - Labiatae. The ancient Latin name of catnep. Herbs. ... N, Cat:iri)l L. Europe and Asia, nat. in US catnep (Catnip), Catmint, Catrup, ..."
3. A Guide to therapeutics and materia medica by Robert Farquharson, Woodbury, Frank (1879)
"... US Infusion of catnep (catnep tea) is a favorite remedy for flatulent colic in infants, but is rarely used for any other purpose in regular practice, ..."
4. Journal of Materia Medica (1874)
"(catnep.) Diaphoretic and carminative, anti-spasmodic, emmenagogue and diuretic. ... The fluid extract of catnep and saffron in the form of a warm infusion ..."
5. Organic materia medica: Including the Standard Remedies of the Leading by Parke, Davis & Company (1888)
"Much used for the relief of flatulent colic in infants, and as a popular remedy in retarded or painful menstruation. catnep leaves, compressed in ounce ..."