CATMINT - nepeta racemosa
Bearing a bunch of benefits, we have bound the grounds beneath our bees with this helpful herb to battle the little beasts below...
Widely known as 'Walkers Low' & 'Dwarf Catnip'.
With Lamiaceae lineage the catmint lifts our gardens with it's lovely lilac light.
Contains nepetalactone which repels certain insect varieties such as ants, which can become pests to bee colonies. So we have created columns of Catmint to counter the the critters creeping beneath our bee hives.
Harnessed historically as a household herbal remedy it holds a huge handful of helpful healing potential against: (Ref.1)
Infection of the intestines by parasites.