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– Catnip does get cats “high,” but it may be more of a sexual / pheremone reaction than a chemical high like that found in humans using marijuana.

– It has different effects depending on whether it is consumed or inhaled, and even cats with no sense of smell can be affected.

– Humans have used catnip (usually in teas) as a mild sedative and to relieve joint pain.

Scientific American (source)

(The video speaks the truth, and seems to have gotten many of its facts from cat-world.com.au)

There is a medical condition called Methemoglobinemia, in which the blood carries oxygen but does not properly deliver it. This results in the patient literally having blue skin (or worse, more life-threatening symptoms).

NCBI (study)

University of Nebraska (source)

 

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