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

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