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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aconitum feroxIndian aconite01
Aconitum fischeriFischer monkshood01
Aconitum kusnezoffiiBei Wu Tou01
Aconitum lycoctonumWolfsbane11
Aconitum uncinatumWild Monkshood, Southern blue monkshood01
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Angelica sinensisDang Gui - Dong Quai - Chinese Angelica05
Arisaema serratum 21
Arisaema thunbergii 01
Artemisia abrotanumSouthernwood13
Artemisia campestrisField Southernwood02
Artemisia sieversiana 12
Asplenium ruta-murariaWall Rue, Lance asplenium02
Berberis aristataChitra, Indian Barberry or Tree Turmeric43
Bolax gummiferaBolax21
Bupleurum octoradiatum 11
Capparis spinosaCaper,Common Caper, Caper Bush23
Corydalis ambigua 13
Crataegus pinnatifidaChinese Haw33
Daucus carotaWild Carrot, Queen anne's lace, Carrot, Wild Carrot, Queen Anne's Lace23
Daucus carota sativusCarrot53
Draba nemerosa 11
Euodia ruticarpaWu Zhu Yu03
Euryale feroxFoxnut, Euryale32
Ferula assa-foetidaAsafoetida - Devil's Dung. Hing (Indian), Asafetida33
Helichrysum stoechas 01
Inula britannicaXuan Fu Hua, British yellowhead03
Inula britannica chinensisXuan Fu Hua13
Magnolia hypoleucaWhitebark Magnolia22
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