Herbs are considered by definition to be any plant that has beneficial properties. Herbs can be used for curing ailments, fragrance, seasoning, and creating dyes. In reality there are so many beneficial plants that the word herb is almost a default in the plant world. Herbs offer complexity to the everyday diet, and their exceptional tastes turn boring dishes into flavorful surprises. We have selected some of the most popular herb plants that can be used in everything from meat dishes to candies.