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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Ocimum basilicumSweet Basil, Common Basil, Thai Basil, Tropical Basil43
Eschscholzia californicaCalifornian Poppy13
Corydalis cava 03
Melissa officinalisLemon Balm, Common balm, Bee Balm, Sweet Balm, Lemon Balm35
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort, Common wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood23
Passiflora incarnataMaypops - Passion Flower, Purple passionflower, Apricot Vine, Maypop, Wild Passion Flower, Purple Pa33
Rhodiola roseaRose Root23
Anagallis arvensisScarlet Pimpernel22
Hypericum perforatumSt. John's Wort, Common St. Johnswort24
Origanum majoranaSweet Marjoram33