Tagged: Essential Oils

cat sniffing catnip plant

The Chemistry of Cats and Catnip

If you didn’t already know, cats love catnip (also known as catmint)! The mere smell of the plant drives many felines into a state of euphoria, strangely eliciting the same sequence of playful behavior. The catnip response highlights a unique...

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Aromatherapy – Probably Useless, Perhaps Even Dangerous

Essential oils for aromatherapy has become rather popular in recent time, the ‘essence’ of all that good stuff in plants captured and inhaled to treat diseases. However, there is little evidence supporting aromatherapy as a form of medication, while the...