Herb and Spice Facts

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

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