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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Artemisia keiskeana 21
Asparagus cochinchinensisChinese Asparagus33
Asparagus racemosusShatavari35
Eleutherococcus trifoliatus 11
Epimedium sagittatumYin Yang Huo23
Eryngium yuccifoliumButton Eryngo02
Ginkgo bilobaMaidenhair Tree, Ginkgo55
Lepidium meyeniiMaca53
Lomatium macrocarpumBigseed Biscuitroot42
Lycium chinenseChinese Boxthorn, Chinese desert-thorn43
Maianthemum dilatatumWild Lily Of The Valley, False lily of the valley21
Physocarpus opulifoliusNinebark, Common ninebark, Atlantic ninebark, Ninebark01
Polygala sibiricaYuan Zhi13
Psoralea corylifoliaBu Gu Zhi14
Rosa laevigataCherokee Rose23
Rubus chamaemorusCloudberry41
Rumex mexicanusMexican Dock12
Tigridia pavoniaTiger Flower31
Tribulus terrestrisCaltrop, Puncturevine13
Turnera diffusa aphrodisiacaDamiana13
Viburnum lantanoidesHobbleberry31
Vitex agnus-castusAgnus Castus, Lilac chastetree, Vitex, Chastetree25
Bacopa monnieriHerb of Grace, Brahmi, Smooth Water Hyssop34
Gymnanthemum amygdalinumBitterleaf43
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