Herb and Spice Facts

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

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