Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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