Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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