Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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