What plant does curry come from?

Answer Curry, the spice, is in fact a mixture of many herbs and spices, coming from many different plants. My personal favorite recipe for curry powder is as follows: 1/2 tsp ground clove 1 tsp ground ... Read More »

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What plant does curry powder come from?

The plant often sold as the curry plant is called Helichrysum, but it is not the source of curry powder. Curry powder is a mixture of several different spices, including cumin, ginger, coriander, c... Read More »

What plant does gin come from?

The spirit component of gin is derived from a grain, usually wheat or rye. The flavoring component of gin is derived from juniper berries. The spirit and flavor components are distilled together to... Read More »

What plant does ziac come from?

ZIAC is a symbol used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the plant Zinnia acerosa, also known as the desert zinnia. The ZIAC symbol is used in the USDA PLANTS database. The desert zinnia gro... Read More »

What plant does patchouli come from?

Patchouli oil is derived from the fermented leaves of the patchouli plant (Pogostemon cablin). Native to Asian countries, the patchouli plant is grown in tropical climate zones around the world. Pa... Read More »