Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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