Catnip is a must have for your herbal medicine cabinet that is useful for much more than felines. Learn all about catnip benefits and find out why you should keep this herb on hand, especially for little ones! By Danielle, contributing writer Catnip, scientific name nepeta cataria, is a plant in the mint family (Lamiaceae). It is also known as cat wort, cat mint, and field mint. It is grown in Europe and North America. The plant has small, purplish-white…