Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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