Your Herbal IQ: Part 2
Our first Herbal Trivia was such a
huge success that we have created a Part 2 for you! We hope that you enjoy
this herbal quiz as much as you loved the first one. How much do you really
know about herbs and spices? Find out with our Herbal Trivia Test! We
guarantee that everyone will learn something. Scroll down to the bottom of the
page for the answers. Have fun, and we wish you the best of luck!
- Some common
French names for what plant are “Pissenlit” and “Dent-de-lion”?
was not named after Valerian, but Aspirin was named after this plant. What
- Use what
plant to ward off dragons ?
plant produces sweetly perfumed small flowers, but has roots that smell
like “old socks” and “sweaty lockers”?
in Asia, this plant is known only from
cultivated sources and it has not been found in the wild by modern
botanists. What is it?
fresher the better is our usual mantra when using herbs, but this herb needs
to be aged at least 1-2 years before using its bark. What is it?
- Said to ward off evil, protect our homes, shrink warts, remove
parasites, relief pain and chase colds away, This plant, sometimes
referred to as the “Stinking Rose”, is a veritable natural panacea. What
and English grand gardens of the 19th century often included a
“Lime Allee”. What plant was used to make this beautiful and fragrant
herb has used in the medieval ages by monks to keep away impure thoughts?
- Which herb was once
used in the Hebrew temples during ritual cleansings of lepers?
- What herb gets its name from the Sanskrit word for “horn
- Which spice is nicknamed “Seeds of Paradise”?
Egyptians made fabric from which plant to wrap their mummies in?
- How are Paprika and Chili peppers related?
- Aspirea ulmeria, now changed by botanists to Filipendula
Ulmaria, and commonly called Meadowsweet.
- Cascara Sagrada.
berry, also known as Monk's Berry or Monk's Pepper.
- They both
come from the Capsicum plant and share the same latin name: Capsicum annuum.