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

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