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A 'vermifuge' is a substance which kills
Rosemary is native to
Allium sativum
Ginger is from this plant part
3 most expensive spices, in order
The active chemical of cloves
Herbs are distinguishable from spices because herbs generally come from a plant's
Allium cepa
Nutmeg is from this plant part
This plant's oil is used to flavour liquorice,cakes and biscuits
Turmeric is from this plant part
Oriental Magnoliopsida spice from a medium-sized tree
This age was marked with few spices available in Europe
The volatile oil of cinnamon is
Cloves are from this plant part
A single saffron flower has this many stigmas
Vanilla grows on this plant structure
Cloves are native to
The type of fruit of Piper nigrum is a
A dicot spice native to the Spice Islands
A small tree, native to China/Vietnam, with a star shaped fruit
Cinnamon: Magnoliopsida or Liliopsida?
Origanum vulgare
A perennial spice with a name derived from Sanskrit stringa-vera
This spice is propagated via corms
Black pepper is from this plant part
Trigeminal nerves are stimulated upon this sensation
Cinnamon is mostly
This spice loses flavour fast once powdered
What is the King of spices?
This spice's fruit must be eaten by a bird to germinate
Apiaceae are rich in these two vitamins
Mentha spicata
The spice from saffron is from its
A good generalization is that herbs come from BLANK regions while spices come from BLANK regions
The flavour umami can also be called
Biggest producer of cloves
Rome was held ransom for 3000 pounds of this spice
Syzgium aromaticum
This spice has been noted to relieve pain and help with rheumatism, flu and colds
Pimerta dioica (a dicot)
What country is the modern major supplier of cinnamon?
'North American cinnamon'
In alphabetical order, the 4 flavours are
Bacteria and fungi are inhibited by these compounds
Allium schoenoprasum
This spice has been used for antibacterial and antiseptic properties, for toothaches, and in perfumes and soaps
Allium porrum
Curcuma longa
These are plant substances that release a fragrance when burned
This spice can treat upset stomach and nausea, and has anticancer, antiinflammatory and antioxidant properties

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