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Catnip in Latin is called Nepeta cataria. Cats love it, hence its name 'Cat Grass'. It is the smell that is euphoric for them. It is insect repellent Botanical name: Nepeta cataria Family: Lamiaceae Plant part: Flowers and leaves Cultivation: Organic Packaging: Canada Its benefits: Calming, antispasmodic, insect repellent Indications: Split ends and dry scalp. Its use: Dosage: Up to 100% Solubility: Insoluble in water, slightly soluble in oil. How to make your macerate to incorporate into your cosmetics: The oily macerate Place the quantity of catnip you want in a Mason jar and cover with a vegetable oil of your choice. Close the jar and leave to macerate in the dark for at least 12 weeks, shaking occasionally. Filter using a coffee filter or cheesecloth and collect the liquid which you can then keep in a previously disinfected airtight container, such as a 500 ml amber glass bottle. Then use in the oily phase of your preparations. This product is stable and can be stored for several months away from light and heat. Storage Store in an airtight container and close the lid tightly after each use. Store in a cool, dry place away from moisture and light. Can be stored for up to 1 year in optimal conditions when dried, 24 hours in infusion/decoction, 6 to 7 years in oil if the plants are dried beforehand, while fresh plants in oil have a shelf life shorter life, 1 to 2 years. Mother tinctures in alcohol can be kept for 7 to 10 years and medicinal vinegars for 5 to 7 years if the acetic acid level is 8% or 9%, but between 6 months and 3 years if the acetic acid level is only 5%. Maceration in glycerin can be kept for 1 to 2 years. Precautions: Not recommended during pregnancy Keep out of reach of children External product only Observe recommended dosages I recommend that you consult a qualified healthcare professional before using any herbal products, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or take any medicine.

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