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

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