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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Adonis vernalisPheasant's Eye, Spring pheasant's eye03
Anemarrhena asphodeloidesZhi Mu03
Annona muricataSour Sop43
Apium graveolensWild Celery. Ajmod, Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)33
Aquilegia vulgarisColumbine, European columbine, Granny's Bonnet, European Crowfoot21
Ballota nigraBlack Horehound03
Calluna vulgarisHeather, Scotch Heather22
Cannabis sativaHemp, Marijuana44
Chamaemelum nobileChamomile, Roman chamomile25
Cinnamomum camphoraCamphor, Camphortree23
Citrus aurantiumBitter Orange, Sour orange, Bergamot orange33
Convallaria majalisLily Of The Valley, European lily of the valley13
Corydalis cava 03
Eschscholzia californicaCalifornian Poppy13
Ginkgo bilobaMaidenhair Tree, Ginkgo55
Humulus lupulusHop, Common hop, European Hop,45
Lavandula angustifoliaEnglish Lavender, True Lavender23
Lycopus virginicusBugleweed, Virginia water horehound23
Melissa officinalisLemon Balm, Common balm, Bee Balm, Sweet Balm, Lemon Balm35
Nepeta catariaCatmint, Catnip32
Panax ginsengGinseng, Chinese ginseng25
Paris quadrifoliaHerb Paris02
Primula verisCowslip, Cowslip primrose33
Viscum albumMistletoe, European mistletoe13
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