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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Acinos rotundifolius 11
Aconitum heterophyllum 12
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Amaranthus polygamus 21
Asparagus racemosusShatavari35
Benincasa hispidaWax Gourd33
Celastrus dependens 12
Citrus reticulataMandarin, Tangerine, Unshu orange, Satsuma Orange,Temple Orange, Tangerine33
Cnidium monnieriShe Chuang Zi, Monnier's snowparsley13
Codonopsis lanceolataTodok22
Codonopsis tangshenChuan Dang03
Codonopsis tubulosa 03
Colchicum luteum 02
Commelina dianthifoliaBirdbill Dayflower21
Crocus nudiflorus 23
Crocus sativusSaffron33
Cuminum cyminumCumin - Jeera43
Cuscuta chinensisChinese Dodder03
Cuscuta japonicaJapanese Dodder12
Cyperus esculentusTiger Nut, Yellow nutsedge, Nut Grass42
Echinacea purpureaEchinacea, Eastern purple coneflower, Hedge Coneflower, Black Sampson , Purple Coneflower15
Echinocystis lobataWild Cucumber01
Echium vulgareViper's Bugloss, Common viper's bugloss12
Epilobium macranthum 11
Epimedium grandiflorumBarrenwort, Bishop's Hat, Longspur Epimedium23
Epimedium koreanumKorean Epimedium03
Epimedium sagittatumYin Yang Huo23
Eruca vesicaria sativaRocket41
Eryngium caucasicum 01
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