Herb and Spice Facts

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

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Created Apr 11, 2013ReportNominate
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