The health benefits of Catnip Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an anti-spasmodic, carminative, diaphoretic, emenagogue, nervine, stomachic, stimulant, astringent, and sedative substance. Catnip, also known as Cat Mint. Cats can become overwhelmed by the smell of Essential Oils, sniffing, licking, or attacking their owner manically if the person smells of Oils. It blends well with Lemon, Lime, Mint, Eucalyptus and Myrrh Oil. It helps in mosquito repellent, Hair treatment curing dyspepsia, colic, migraine, and flatulence. Nepetalactone has insect repellant properties.