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

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