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Descriptor English: Nepeta
Descriptor Spanish: Nepeta
Descriptor Portuguese: Nepeta
Descriptor French: Nepeta
Entry term(s): Catnip
Catnips
Nepeta cataria
Nepeta catarias
Nepetas
cataria, Nepeta
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.520.538
HP4.018.530.663
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D027521
Scope note: A genus of the LAMIACEAE family. It is known for its mild calming effect and for the way cats are attracted to the aroma.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Phytotherapy (1969-2001)
Plants (1969-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see LAMIACEAE 1998-2001
History Note: 2002; use LAMIACEAE 1998-2001
DeCS ID: 35857
Unique ID: D027521
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Nepeta - Preferred
Concept UI M0029231
Scope note A genus of the LAMIACEAE family. It is known for its mild calming effect and for the way cats are attracted to the aroma.
Preferred term Nepeta
Entry term(s) Catnip
Catnips
Nepetas
Nepeta cataria - Narrower
Concept UI M0383895
Preferred term Nepeta cataria
Entry term(s) Nepeta catarias
cataria, Nepeta



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