Herb and Spice Facts

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

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