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To satisfy your curiosity and provide a source of comparison, here’s a list of herb names in Latin, English, Norwegian and Swedish side by side.

Herb names in different languages
latin engelsk norsk svensk
Achillea millefolium Yarrow Ryllik Rölleka
Achillea ptarmica Sneezewort Nyseryllik Nysört
Adiantum capillus-veneris Maidenhair Fern Venushår Venushår
Adonis vernalis Pheasant’s Eye Våradonis Våradonis
Aesculus hippocastanum Horse Chestnut Hestekastanje Hästkastanj
Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony Åkermåne Småborre
Alchemilla vulgaris Lady’s Mantle Marikåpe Daggkåpa
Alliaria petiolata Garlic Mustard Løkurt Löktrav
Allium sativum Garlic Hvitløk Vitlök
Allium ursinum Ramsons Ramsløk Ramslök
Aloë vera barbarensis Aloe vera Aloe vera Aloe vera
Althaea officinalis Marshmallow Legestokkrose Läkemalva
Amoracia rusticana Horse Radish Pepperrot Pepparrot
Ananas comosus Pineapple Ananas Ananas
Anchusa officinalis Bugloss, Common Oksetunge Oxtunga
Anethum Graveolens Dill Dill Dill
Angelica archangelica Angelica Kvann Kvanne
Aquilegia vulgaris Columbine, European Akeleie Akleja
Arctium lappa Burdock, Greater Storborre Kardborre, stor
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Bearberry Melbær Mjölon
Arnica montana Arnica Solblom Slåttergubbe
Artemisia abrotanum Southernwood Abrodd Åbrodd
Artemisia absinthium Wormwood Malurt, ekte Malört
Artemisia dracunculus Tarragon Estragon Dragon
Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort Burot Gråbo
Aster tripolium Aster Asters Strandaster
Atropa belladonna Belladonna Belladonna Belladonna
Avena sativa Oats Havre Havre
Bellis perennis Daisy Tusenfryd Tusensköna
Berberis vulgaris Barberry, European Berberis Berberis
Betula verrucosa/pendula/lenta Birch Bjørk Björk
Borago officinalis Borage Agurkurt Gurkört
Brassica nigra Black Mustard Svartsennep Svartsenap
Brassica oleracea Cabbage Kål Kål
Calamintha grandiflora Calamint Mynte Rosenmynta
Calendula officinalis Marigold Ringblomst Ringblomma
Calluna vulgaris Heather Røsslyng Ljung
Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherd’s Purse Gjetertaske Lomme
Carum carvi Caraway Karve Kummin
Castanea sativa Chestnut, European Edelkastanje Kastanj, äkta
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower Kornblomst Blåklint
Cetraria islandica Iceland Moss Islandslav Islandslav
Chamaemelum nobile Chamomile, Roman Luktgåseblom Kamomillkulla
Chelidonium majus Celandine, Greater Svaleurt Skelört
Cinnamonum zeylanicum Cinnamon Kanel Kanel
Citrus bergamia Bergamot Bergamott Bergamott
Claviceps purpurea Ergot Meldrøye Mjöldryga
Cnicus benedictus Blessed Thistle Benediktinertistel Kardbenedikt
Convallaria majalis Lily of the Valley Liljekonvall Liljekonvalj
Coriandrum sativum Coriander Koriander Koriander
Crataegus monogyna Hawthorne Hagtorn Trubbhagtorn
Crocus sativus Saffron Safran Saffran
Cucumis sativa Cucumber Agurk Gurka
Curcuma longa Turmeric Gurkemeje Gurkemeja
Cynara scolymus Artichoke Artisjokk Kronärtskocka
Daucus carota Queen Anne’s Lace Villgulrot Morot
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove Revebjelle, vanlig Fingerborgsblomma
Echinacea angustifolia Echinacea Echinacea, Solhatt Echinacea, Solhatt
Echium vulgare Viper’s Bugloss Ormehode Blåeld
Empetum nigrum Crowberry Krekling Kråkbär
Equisetum arvense Horsetail Kjerringrokk, Åkersnelle Åkerfräken
Euphrasia stricta Eyebright Øyentrøst Ögontröst
Fagus sylvatica Beech Bøk Bok
Ficus religiosa Fig Tree Fiken Fikon
Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet Mjødurt Älggräs
Foeniculum vulgare Fennel Fennikel Fänkål
Forsythia suspensa Weeping Forsythia Hengegullbusk Hängforsythia
Fragaria vesca Wild Strawberry Markjordbær Smultron
Fumaria officinalis Fumitory Jordrøyk Jordrök
Galega officinalis Goat’s Rue Geitvikke Getruta
Galium odoratum Sweet Woodruff Myske Myskmadra
Geum urbanum Wood Avens Kratthumleblom Nejlikrot
Ginko biloba Ginko Ginko Ginko
Glechoma hederacea Ground Ivy Korsknapp Jordreva
Glycyrrhiza glabra Liquorice Lakrisplante Lakritsväxt
Hedera helix Ivy Eføy Murgröna
Heracleum sphondylium Hogweed Bjørnekjeks Björnloka
Hordeum vulgare Barley Bygg Korn
Humulus lupulus Hops Humle Humle
Hyoscyamus niger Black Henbane Bulmeurt Bolmört
Hypericum perforatum Perforated St John’s-wort Prikkperikum Johannesört
Hyssopus officinalis Hyssop Isop Isop
Inula helenium Elecampane Alantrot Ålandsrot
Iris florentina Orris Root Irisrot Irisrot
Jasminium grandiflorum Jasmine Storblomstret jasmin Jasmin
Juniperus communis Juniper Einer En
Lamium Album Dead Nettle Dauvnesle Vitplister
Larix decidua Larch, European Lerk Lärk
Lavendula angustifolia Lavender Lavendel, ekte Lavendel
Lawsonia inerma Henna Henna Henna
Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort Løvehale Hjärtstilla
Leuchanthemum vulgare Ox-eye Daisy Prestekrage Prästkrage
Levisticum officinale Lovage Løpstikke Libbsticka
Lotus corniculatus Bird’s Foot Trefoil, Common Tiriltunge Käringtand
Lycopodium clavatum Club Moss Kråkefot, myk Mattlummer
Lythrum salicaria Purple Loosestrife Kattehale Fackelblomster
Malva sylvestris High Mallow Apotekerkattost Rödmalva
Mandragora officinarum Mandrake Alrune Alruna
Marrubium vulgare Horehound Borremynte Kransborre
Matricaria recutita Chamomile, German Kamilleblom Kamomill
Medicago sativa Alfalfa Blålusern Blåluzern
Melilotus officinalis Melilot Legestenkløver Sötväppling
Melissa officinalis Lemon Balm Sitronmelisse, Hjertensfryd Citronmeliss
Mentha pulegium var. erecta Pennyroyal Poleimynte Polejmynta
Mentha x piperita Peppermint Peppermynte Pepparmynta
Menyanthes trifoliata Buckbean Bukkeblad Vattenklöver
Musa acuminata Banana Banan Banan
Myristica fragrans Nutmeg Muskatnøtt Muskot
Myrtus communis Myrtle Myrt Myrten
Nepeta cataria Cat Nip Kattemynte Kattmynta
Ocimum basilikum Basil Basilikum Basilika
Oneothera biennis Evening Primrose Nattlys Nattljus
Origanum majorana Marjoram Merian Mejram
Origanum vulgare Oregano Oregano, Bergmynte Oregano
Oxalis acetosella Wood Sorrel Gjøkesyre Harsyra
Panax ginseng Ginseng Ginseng Ginseng
Passiflora incarnata Passion Flower Pasjonsblomst Passionsblomma
Persea americana Avocado Avokado Avokado
Petroselinium crispum Parsely Persille Persilje
Phaseolus vulgaris Bean Hagebønne Böna
Pimpinella anisum Anise Anisfrø Anis
Piper nigrum Pepper Pepper Peppar
Plantago major Plantain Groblad Groblad
Polygonum bistorta Bistort Ormerot Ormrot
Populus tremula Aspen Osp Asp
Potentilla anserina Goose Grass Gåsemure Revfingerört
Potentilla erecta Tormentil Tepperot Blodrot
Primula veris Cow slip Marianøkleblom Gullviva
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal, Common Blåkoll Brunört
Prunus padus Bird Cherry Romhegg Hägg
Prunus spinosa Blackthorn Slåpetorn Slån
Pulmonaria officinalis Lungwort Lungeurt Lungört
Pulsatilla vulgaris Pasque Flower Kubjelle, stor Backsippa
Quercus robur Oak Eik, Sommereik Ek
Ribes nigrum Black Currant Solbær Svarta vinbär
Rosa canina Dog Rose Steinnype Stenros
Rosa dumalis Glaucous Dog Rose Nype Nyponros
Rubus idaeus Raspberry Bringebær Hallon
Rumex acetosa Garden Sorrel Engsyre Ängssyra
Ruta graveolens Rue Vinrute Vinruta
Salix caprea Goat Willow Selje Sälg
Salvia officinalis Sage Salvie, vanlig Salvia
Sambucus nigra Elder Svarthyll Fläder
Sanguisorba minor Salad Burnet Pimpernell Pimpinell
Sanicula europaea Sanicle Sanikel Sårläka
Saponaria officinalis Soapwort Såpeurt Såpnejlika
Satureja montana Winter Savory Vintersar Vinterkyndel
Sedum rosea Roseroot Rosenrot Rosenrot
Sempervivum tectorum Houseleek Takløk Taklök
Sisymbrium officinale Hedge Mustard Veisennep Vägsenap
Solanum tuberosum Potato Potet Potatis
Solidago vigaurea Golden rod Gullris Gullris
Sorbus aucuparia Rowan Rogn Rönn
Sphagnum sp. Sphagnum Torvmose Vitmossa
Stachys officinalis Wood Betony Legebetonie Läkebetonika
Stellaria media Chickweed, Common Vassarve Våtarv
Symphytum officinalis Comfrey Legevalurt Vallört
Tanacetum balsamita Costmary Balsam Balsamblad
Tanacetum parthenium Featherfoil Matrem Mattram
Tanacetum vulgare Tansy Reinfann Renfana
Taraxacum vulgare Dandelion Løvetann Maskros
Teucrium chamaedrys Wall Germander Prydfirtann Gamander
Thuja occidentalis Arborvitae Tuja Tuja
Thymus serpyllum Breckland Thyme Kryptimian Backtimjan
Thymus vulgaris Thyme Timian, vanlig Kryddtimjan
Tilia cordata Linden Lind Lind
Tragopogon pratensis Goat’s Beard Geiteskjegg Ängshaverot
Trifolium pratense Red clover Rødkløver Rödklöver
Trigonella foenum-graceum Fenugreek Bukkehornkløver Bockhornsklöver
Tropacolum majus Nasturtium Blomkarse Blomsterkrasse
Tussilago farfara Colt’s Foot Hestehov Hästhov
Urtica dioica Nettle Brennesle Brännässla
Vaccaria hispanica Cow Soapwort Vaccaria Åkernejlika
Vaccinium myrtillus Blueberry Blåbær Blåbär
Vaccinium oxycoccos Cranberry Tranebær Tranbär
Valeriana officinalis Valerian Legevendelrot Vänderot
Verbena officinalis Vervain Jernurt Järnört
Viburnum opulus Guelder Rose Krossved Olvon
Vinca major Periwinkle, Large Gravmyrt, stor Vintergröna, stor
Viola tricolor Wild Pansy Stemorsblomst Styvmorsviol
Viscum album Mistletoe Misteltein Mistel
Zingiber officinale Ginger Ingefær Ingefära
Angelica sylvestris Wild Angelica Sløke Strätta

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