Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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