The herb catnip is commonly used medicinally for colds and flus.It is also used for digestion upsets, stress and nervousness, and sleeping. Due to its known gentle nature, it is often used for children's ailments. For example, for babies and young children it is used for colic, stomach pains, teething and fevers. It helps to clean out mucus in the body.
Catnip is often used in tea or tincture combinations. It can also easily be made into a powder and put into capsules.