Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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