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catnip

(White); capnit (Black); catnit (San Sal.) [cf. W3 catnip different genus] n. an aromatic plant, Salvia serotina, used medicinally: 1978 (Higgs 8). Worm-da-fuse and catnip, they good for worm (Nassau). = SMALL WHITE SAGE, WHITE CATNIP 2 = SMALL WHITE SAGE

Tags: bush medicine, noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-09 17:23
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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Comment of Jencie :
According to my 70 year old grandfather of Old Bight, Cat Island cat nip was in fact a plant used medicinally. Catnip was boiled and used as a tea. People made catnip tea to cure flu and cold like symptoms also to cure babies suppressed appettites.
Added at: 2014-03-11 22:34