Catnip Absolute, Total - One Ounce
Catnip Absolute, Nepeta cataria Absolute is a dark green to brown, thick viscous material with a strong, skunky herbal aroma, similar to fresh catnip. The volatile chemistry is not unlike the essential oil with primary constituents being lactones, especially Nepetalactone. EOQA is one of a very elite group of companies producing catnip absolute. This is a customized, natural ethanol extraction that involves processing large amounts of fresh organic catnip. It is a total extraction involving stems, leaves, flowers and seeds. It is also an expensive, labor intensive process. We will be posting more details about the chemistry as it is available but there are compounds we have had a challenge identifying.