Crop Group 027: Herbs

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
all commodities in Group 027 Herbs HH 0092 Mint and Parsley

Subgroup 027A, Herbs (herbaceous plants)

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 027A HH 2095
Angelica HH 0720 Angelica archangelica L., A. sylvestris L.
Anise HH 3190 Pimpinella anisum L.
Balm leaves HH 0721 Melissa officinalis L.
Basil HH 0722 Ocimum basilicum L. Ocimum x citrodorum Vis., O. minimum L., O. americanum L., O. gratissimum L., O. tenuiflorum L. asian basil
Borage HH 0724 Borago officinalis L.
Borage, Indian HH 3191 Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng.
Burnet HH 0725 Sanguisorba officinalis L., Sanguisorba minor Scop.
Burning bush Not considered by Codex Dictamnus albus
Calamint HH 3192 Calamintha grandiflora (L.) Moench, Calamintha nepeta (L.) Savi
Calendula, leaves [and flowers] HH 0737 Calendula officinalis L.
Carraway leaves HH 3193 Carum carvi L.
Catmint HH 0726 Nepeta cataria L. Catnip
Celery leaves HH 0624 Apium graveolens L., var. seccalinum (Alef) Mansf.
Chives See Group 009: Bulb vegetables VA 2605
Coriander leaves HH 3194 Coriandrum sativum L. Cilantro
Coriander, Bolivian HH 3195 Porophyllum ruderale (Jacq.) Cass.
Coriander, Vietnamese HH 3196 Persicaria odorata (Lour.) Sojak. Vietnamese mint
Costmary HH 0748 Tanacetum balsamita L. Tansy
Cover fern HH 3197 Marsilea crenata C. Presl.
Culantro HH 3198 Eryngium foetidum L. Stink weed or Stinking, thai corriander
Curry plant HH 3199 Helichrysum italicum (Roth.)G. Don
Dill HH 0730 Anethum graveolens L.
Edible flowers HH 3200 Varous edible flowers. Calendula flowers, Calendula officinalis L.; and various other edible flowers, Geranium (lemon, rose), Pelargonium crispum (P.J.Bergius) L’Her and Pelargonium graveolens L’Her; and various other edible flowers, Common daisy, Bellis perennis L. and other edible flowers]; and various other edible flowers
Epazote HH 3201 Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Fennel leaves HH 0731 Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Fennel, Spanish HH 3202 Nigella hispanica L. and Nigella damascena L.
Fenugreek leaves HH 3203 Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Geranium (lemon, rose) HH 3204 Pelargonium crispum (P.J. Bergius) L’Her and Pelargonium graveolens L’Her, Pelargonium tomentosum Jacq., Pelargonium quercifolium (L.f.) L'Hér. ex Aiton and other scented varieties]
Horehound HH 0732 Marrubium vulgare L.
Hyssop HH 0733 Hyssopus officinalis L.
Hyssop, anise HH 3205 Agastache foeniculum (Pursh) Kuntze, Agastache rugosa (Fisch. & C.A. Mey) Kuntze
Lavender HH 0734 Lavendula angustifolia Mill.
Lemongrass HH 3206 Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf, C. flexuosus (Nees ex Steud.) Will. Watson
Lovage, leaves HH 0735 Levisticum officinale Koch.
Marigold HH 3207 Tagetes erecta L., T. patula L., T. lucida Cav., T. tenuifolia Cav.
Marjoram HH 0736 Origanum marjorana L., O. vulgare L. O. onites L. Oregano
Meadowsweet HH 3208 Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim.
Mints HH 0738 Several Mentha species and hybrids; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), (see also individual Mints) including Mentha spicata L., syn: M. cordifolia Opiz ex Fresen.; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), M. x piperata L.; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), Mentha x gracilis Sole; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), M. aquatica L.; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), M. longifolia (L.) Huds.; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), M. arvensis L.; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints), M. suaveolens Ehrh.; Several Mentha species and hybrids, (see also individual Mints) Peppermint, Spearmint yes
Mioga (shoots and flower buds) HH 3209 Zingiber mioga (Thunb.) Roscoe
Monarda HH 3210 Monarda didyma L., M. fistulosa L., M punctata L., M. citriodora Cerv. Ex Lag., M. pectinata Nutt.
Nasturtium, leaves HH 0739 Tropaeolum majus L., T. minus L.
Nettle HH 3211 Urtica dioica L.
Oregano, Mexican HH 3212 Lippia graveolens Kunth, L. micromera Schauer
Pandan leaves HH 3213 Pandanus amaryllifolius Roxb.
Parsley HH 0740 Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Nyman ex A. W. Hill, syn: P. sativum Hoffm., P. hortense auct. P. crispum var. neapolitanum Danert yes
Pennywort HH 3214 Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Perilla HH 3215 Perrilla frutescens (L.) Britton var. crispa
Phak paew HH 3216 Trichodesma indicum (L.) Sm.
Rice paddy herb HH 3217 Limnophila chinensis (Osbeck) Merr. syn: Limnophila aromatica (Lam.)Merr. Phak ka yaeng, Swamp leaf
Rosemary HH 0741 Rosmarinus officinalis L.
Sage and related Salvia species HH 0743 Salvia officinalis L., S. sclarea L., S. triloba L. Clary
Savory, Summer; Winter HH 0745 Satureja hortensis L., S. montana L.
Sorrel, Common, and related Rumex species HH 0746 among others Rumex acetosa L.; among others, R. scutatus L.; among others, R. patientia L.; among others
Southernwood HH 0754 Artemisia abrotanum L., A. pontica L. Mugwort, Wormwood
Stevia HH 3218 Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni
Sweet Cicely HH 0747 Myrrhis odorata (L.) Scop. Myrrh
Tarragon HH 0749 Artemisia dracunculus L., A. drancunculoides Pursh. Estragon
Thyme HH 0750 Thymus vulgaris L., T. serpyllum L., T. citriodorus (Pers.) Schreb. and Thymus hybrids.
Violet HH 3219 Viola odorata L.: V. tricolor L.
Wasabi leaves HH 3220 Wasabia japonica (Miq.) Matsum.
Waterpepper, Japanese HH 3221 Persicaria hydropiper (L.) Delabre
Wild betle leaf bush HH 3322 Piper sarmentosum Roxb.
Winter cress, Common; American HH 0751 Barbarea vulgaris W.T. Aiton., B. verna (Mill.) Asch.
Wintergreen leaves HH 0752 Gaultheria procumbens L. (not including herbs of the Wintergreen family (Pyrolaceae)); (not including herbs of the Wintergreen family (Pyrolaceae))
Woodruff ns Asperula odorata
Yarrow HH 3223 Achillea millefolium L.
Yomogi HH 3224 Artemisia indica Willd. var. maximowizii (Nakai) H. Hara

Subgroup 027B, Leaves of woody plants

Commodity name Codex code Scientific name Also known as Representative crops
includes all commodities in Subgroup 027B HH 2096
Aniseed myrtle HH 3230 Syzygium anisatum (Vickery) Craven & Biffen
Curry leaves HH 0729 Bergera koenigii L. syn: Murraya koenigii L. Sprengel
Japanese pepper leaves HH 3232 Zanthoxylum piperitum (L.) DC.
Kaffir lime leaves HH 3233 Citrus hystrix DC.
Laurel leaves HH 0723 Laurus nobilis L. Bay leaves
Lemon myrtle HH 3234 Backhousia citriodora F. Muell.
Native mint HH 3235 Prostanthera incise R. Br, P. rotundifolia R. Br.
Pepper, leaves HH* under consideration by CODEX Piper spp.
Pepperbush, leaves HH 3236 Tasmiania lanceolata (Poir.) A.C. Sm., T. stipitata (Vick.)
Rue HH 0742 Ruta graveolens L.
Sassafras leaves HH 0744 Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees
Tejpat leaves HH 3237 Cinnamomum tamala (Buch.-Ham) Nees & Eberm. Malabar leaf, Malabathrum