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Is it dangerous to smoke catnip?

Cupful amounts of catnip tea have been consumed without serious side effects. However, catnip is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when smoked or taken by mouth in high doses (many cups of catnip tea, for example). It can cause headaches, vomiting, and a feeling of being ill. Not enough is known about the safety of applying catnip directly to the skin.

What would happen if a human ate catnip? Side effects. Intake of catnip by humans can have some common side effects like headache or nausea, if taken in large dose, people may feel dizzy after smoking it. Pregnant women should avoid smoking or drinking catnip as this plant can potentially cause uterine contractions.

Can humans get high on catnip? When a cat is on a “catnip high” it is not like a cannabis high for humans. It’s more like a mild hallucinogenic that heightens the senses. As for the comparison of the two, catnip does not contain THC. In case you were wondering… No, you cannot get high catnip; if you try, you can become pretty sick. Just leave the catnip to the cats.

Is catnip poisonous to humans? Yes, catnip is edible and it is not poisonous to humans. Humans can consume it in the form of tea, juice, infusion, tincture.

Does catnip affect humans? The effects of catnip on humans have not been widely documented by modern medical science, but both European and American folk traditions have assigned this herb several healing properties. One of the main effects of catnip on humans is said to be a sedative effect.