One of the biggest language debates between Americans and non-Americans centers on the pronunciation of the word herb. Outside of the United States, this word is pronounced with the H, whilst here in America we say "erb." But, no matter how you pronounce it, herbs are pretty awesome.

Not only do they make our food taste great, many of them have aromatherapy and medical uses. Plus, no matter where you live in the world, it's pretty easy to take care of a small herb garden. Take a peek at 60 tattoos of some of our favorite herbs from talented tattoo artists around the world. Then let us know your favorite herb from this list in the comments section on social media. 

Basil

Latin: Ocimum basilicum

Native to: Central Africa and Southeast Asia

Uses: Culinary

Cilantro/ Coriander

Latin: Coriandrum sativum

Native to: Southern Europe, Northern Africa and Southwest Asia

Uses: Culinary

Dill

Latin: Anethum graveolens

Native to: Eurasia

Uses: Culinary

Mint

Latin: Mentha

Native to: Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and North America

Uses: Culinary, medicine, cosmetics, insecticides and aromatherapy

Oregano

Latin: Origanum vulgare

Native to: Mediterranean Region

Uses: Culinary, folk medicine

Parsley

Latin: Petroselinum crispum

Native to: Mediterranean Region

Uses: Culinary

Rosemary

Latin: Salvia rosmarinus

Native to: Mediterranean Region

Uses: Culinary, fragrance and folk medicine

Sage

Latin: Salvia officinalis

Native to: Mediterranean Region

Uses: Culinary, essential oil

Thyme

Latin: Thymus

Native to: Mediterranean Region

Uses: Culinary

Catnip

Latin: Nepeta cataria

Native to: Southern and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia

Uses: Folk medicine, Recreational Substance for felines

Lavender

Latin: Lavandula

Native to: Europe, Africa and Asia

Uses: Fragrance, culinary

Geranium

Latin: Geranium dissectum

Native to: Mediterranean Region

Uses: Culinary, fragrance