Catmint has a relaxing effect. It is also used to reduce discomfort during menstruation, and to improve sleep. The taste is very nice.
Catmint is relaxing and mildly hallucinogenic. After drinking a strong tea of the herb, it gives a pleasant relaxing high and has a stimulating effect on the imagination.
Catmint is perfect for a relaxed evening, while listening to music or coming to rest after a busy day.
To make a tea take 25 grams (approx. 1 oz) and boil it for a couple of minutes in a litre of water. Then take it off the heat and leave it for 15 minutes. Sift it and if you like, add honey or sugar to taste. Drink one cup and wait for the effects before taking more.