Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices

Editor: Ravindran, P.N.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: CABI

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-78-064315-1
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 261
Book Status: Available
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The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices provides comprehensive coverage of the taxonomy, botany, chemistry, functional properties, medicinal uses, culinary uses and safety issues relating to over 250 species of herbs and spices. These herbs and spices constitute an important agricultural commodity; many are traded globally and are indispensable for pharmaceuticals, flavouring foods and beverages, and in the perfumery and cosmetic industries.

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Table of Contents

  • Author Profile
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Disclaimer
  • Introduction
  • VOLUME 1
  • 1. Achiote - Bixa orellana
  • 2. African Nutmeg - Monodora myristica
  • 3. African Pepper - Piper guineense
  • 4. Ajowan - Trachyspermum ammi
  • 5. Alkanet - Alkanna tinctoria
  • 6. Allspice - Pimenta dioica
  • 7. Almond - Prunus dulcis
  • 8. Ambrette - Abelmoschus moschatus
  • 9. Angelica - Angelica archangelica
  • 10. Anise (Aniseed) - Pimpinella anisum
  • 11. Anise Hyssop - Agastache foeniculum
  • 12. Anise Myrtle - Syzygium anisatum
  • 13. Anise Root - Osmorhiza longistylis, O. claytonii
  • 14. Asafetida - Ferula assa-foetida
  • 15. Asam Gelugor - Garcinia atroviridis
  • 16. Avens - Geum urbanum
  • 17. Avocado - Persea americana
  • 18. Barberry - Berberis vulgaris
  • 19. Bee Balm - Monarda didyma
  • 20. Bengal Cardamom - Amomum aromaticum
  • 21. Bergamot Orange - Citrus × aurantium
  • 22. Bilimbi - Averrhoa bilimbi
  • 23. Black Caraway - Bunium persicum
  • 24. Black Cumin - Nigella sativa
  • 25. Black Lovage - Smyrnium olusatrum
  • 26. Black Mustard - Brassica nigra
  • 27. Black Pepper - Piper nigrum
  • 28. Blue Fenugreek - Trigonella caerulea
  • 29. Boldo Leaves - Peumus boldus
  • 30. Bolivian Coriander - Porophyllum ruderale
  • 31. Borage - Borago officinalis
  • 32. Broad-leaved Thyme - Plectranthus amboinicus
  • 33. Bush Tomato - Solanum centrale
  • 34. Butterfly Pea - Clitoria ternatea
  • 35. Calamint - Clinopodium nepeta
  • 36. Californian Bay Leaf - Umbellularia californica
  • 37. Californian Pepper - Schinus molle
  • 38. Cambodian Cardamom - Amomum kravanh
  • 39. Candlenut - Aleurites moluccanus
  • 40. Caper - Capparis spinosa
  • 41. Capsicums - Capsicum ssp.
  • 42. Capsicum (Chinese) - Capsicum chinense
  • 43. Capsicum (Mexican aji) - Capsicum baccatum
  • 44. Capsicum (Pubescent chilli) - Capsicum pubescens
  • 45. Capsicum (Tabasco chilli) - Capsicum annuum var. glabriusculum
  • 46. Carambola - Averrhoa carambola
  • 47. Caraway - Carum carvi
  • 48. Cardamom - Elettaria cardamomum
  • 49. Catmint - Nepeta cataria
  • 50. Celeriac - Apium graveolens var. rapaceum
  • 51. Celery - Apium graveolens
  • 52. Chameleon Plant - Houttuynia cordata
  • 53. Chamomile - Matricaria chamomilla
  • 54. Chamomile, Roman - Chamaemelum nobile
  • 55. Chervil - Anthriscus cerefolium
  • 56. Chicory - Cichorium intybus
  • 57. Chinese Cassia - Cinnamomum cassia
  • 58. Chinese Chive - Allium tuberosum
  • 59. Chinese Pepper - Zanthoxylum simulans
  • 60. Chive - Allium schoenoprasum
  • 61. Cicely - Myrrhis odorata
  • 62. Cinnamon - Cinnamomum verum
  • 63. Cinnamon Myrtle - Backhousia myrtifolia
  • 64. Citronella - Cymbopogon nardus, C. winterianus
  • 65. Clove - Syzygium aromaticum
  • 66. Cocoa Flower - Quararibea funebris
  • 67. Coriander - Coriandrum sativum
  • 68. Corsican Mint - Mentha requienii
  • 69. Cubeb - Piper cubeba
  • 70. Cumin - Cuminum cyminum
  • 71. Curry Leaf - Murraya koenigii
  • 72. Deertongue - Carphephorus odoratissimus
  • 73. Dill - Anethum graveolens
  • 74. Dorrigo Pepper - Tasmannia stipitata
  • 75. Elderberry - Sambucus nigra
  • 76. Epazote - Dysphania ambrosioides
  • 77. Ethiopian Pepper - Xylopia aethiopica
  • 78. Fennel - Foeniculum vulgare
  • 79. Fenugreek - Trigonella foenum-graecum
  • 80. Fingerroot - Boesenbergia rotunda
  • 81. Fragrant Pandan - Pandanus amaryllifolius
  • 82. Galbanum - Ferula gummosa, F. rubricaulis
  • 83. Garden Cress - Lepidium sativum
  • 84. Garlic - Allium sativum
  • 85. Garlic Mustard - Alliaria petiolata
  • 86. Ginger - Zingiber officinale
  • 87. Golpar - Heracleum persicum
  • 88. Greater Galangal - Alpinia galanga
  • 89. Guinea Grains - Aframomum melegueta
  • 90. Hops - Humulus lupulus
  • 91. Horseradish - Armoracia rusticana
  • 92. Hyssop - Hyssopus officinalis
  • 93. Indian Cassia - Cinnamomum tamala, Cinnamomum spp.
  • 94. Indian Mustard - Brassica juncea
  • 95. Indian Sarsaparilla - Hemidesmus indicus
  • 96. Indonesian Cinnamon - Cinnamomum burmannii
  • 97. Indonesian Laurel - Syzygium polyanthum
  • 98. Japanese Ginger - Zingiber mioga
  • 99. Japanese Mint - Mentha arvensis
  • 100. Japanese Pepper - Zanthoxylum piperitum
  • 101. Jasmine - Jasminum sambac
  • 102. Juniper Berry - Juniperus communis
  • 103. Kaffir Lime - Citrus hystrix
  • 104. Kalpashi - Parmotrema perlatum
  • 105. Kasuri Methi - Trigonella corniculata
  • 106. Kencur - Kaempferia galanga
  • 107. Kokum - Garcinia indica
  • 108. Korarima Cardamom - Aframomum corrorima
  • 109. Koseret - Lippia plicata
  • VOLUME 2
  • 110. Labrador Tea - Rhododendron groenlandicum
  • 111. Large Cardamom - Amomum subulatum
  • 112. Laurel - Laurus nobilis
  • 113. Leek - Allium porrum
  • 114. Lemon - Citrus × limon
  • 115. Lemon Balm - Melissa officinalis
  • 116. Lemon Basil - Ocimum × africanum
  • 117. Lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus
  • 118. Lemon Ironbark - Eucalyptus staigeriana
  • 119. Lemon Myrtle - Backhousia citriodora
  • 120. Lemon Thyme - Thymus citriodorus
  • 121. Lemon Verbena - Aloysia citrodora
  • 122. Lesser Galangal - Alpinia officinarum, A. calcarata
  • 123. Liquorice - Glycyrrhiza glabra
  • 124. Lomba - Elsholtzia blanda
  • 125. Long Pepper - Piper longum
  • 126. Long Pepper (Java) - Piper retrofractum
  • 127. Lovage - Levisticum officinale
  • 128. Madagascar Cardamom - Aframomum angustifolium
  • 129. Mahaleb Cherry - Prunus mahaleb
  • 130. Malabar Tamarind - Garcinia gummi-gutta
  • 131. Mango - Mangifera indica
  • 132. Mango Ginger - Curcuma amada, C. mangga
  • 133. Marigold - Tagetes erecta
  • 134. Mastic - Pistacia lentiscus
  • 135. Mexican Bay Leaf - Litsea glaucescens
  • 136. Mexican Oregano - Lippia graveolens
  • 137. Mexican Pepper - Piper auritum
  • 138. Mexican Sweet Herb - Phyla dulcis
  • 139. Mexican Tarragon - Tagetes lucida
  • 140. Mint Marigold - Tagetes minuta
  • 141. Mitsuba - Cryptotaenia japonica
  • 142. Mountain Mint - Pycnanthemum pilosum
  • 143. Mugwort - Artemisia vulgaris
  • 144. Myrtle - Myrtus communis
  • 145. Nasturtium - Tropaeolum majus
  • 146. Njangsa - Ricinodendron heudelotii
  • 147. North African Ammoniac - Ferula communis, F. tingitana
  • 148. Nutmeg and Mace - Myristica fragrans
  • 149. Olive - Olea europaea
  • 150. Onion - Allium cepa
  • 151. Onion and Garlic Plant - Dysoxylum alliaceum
  • 152. Orange - Citrus sinensis
  • 153. Oregano - Origanum vulgare
  • 154. Osmanthus - Osmanthus fragrans
  • 155. Papua Nutmeg - Myristica argentea
  • 156. Paracress - Spilanthes acmella
  • 157. Parsley - Petroselinum crispum
  • 158. Pennyroyal - Mentha pulegium, Hedeoma pulegioides
  • 159. Peppermint - Mentha piperita
  • 160. Peppermint Gum - Eucalyptus dives
  • 161. Perilla - Perilla frutescens
  • 162. Pine Nut - Pinus pinea
  • 163. Pink Pepper - Schinus terebinthifolius
  • 164. Pomegranate - Punica granatum
  • 165. Pompon Vanilla - Vanilla pompona
  • 166. Poppy Seed - Papaver somniferum
  • 167. Pot Marigold - Calendula officinalis
  • 168. Pumpkin Seed - Cucurbita pepo
  • 169. Radhuni - Trachyspermum roxburghianum
  • 170. Ramsons - Allium ursinum
  • 171. Reflexed Stonecrop - Sedum rupestre
  • 172. Rice Paddy Herb - Limnophila aromatica
  • 173. Rocket - Eruca vesicaria
  • 174. Rose - Rosa damascena
  • 175. Roselle - Hibiscus sabdariffa
  • 176. Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis
  • 177. Rosemary Mint - Poliomintha longiflora
  • 178. Round Cardamom - Amomum compactum
  • 179. Rue - Ruta graveolens, R. chalepensis
  • 180. Sacred Basil - Ocimum tenuiflorum
  • 181. Safflower - Carthamus tinctorius
  • 182. Saffron - Crocus sativus
  • 183. Sage - Salvia officinalis
  • 184. Salad Burnet - Sanguisorba minor
  • 185. Samphire - Crithmum maritimum
  • 186. Sarsaparilla - Smilax aristolochiifolia
  • 187. Sassafras - Sassafras albidum
  • 188. Scented Geranium - Pelargonium capitatum, P. graveolens
  • 189. Screwpine - Pandanus tectorius, P. odorifer
  • 190. Sesame - Sesamum indicum
  • 191. Shallot - Allium cepa var. aggregatum
  • 192. Sorrel - Rumex acetosa, R. acetosella
  • 193. Southern Wormwood - Artemisia abrotanum
  • 194. Spearmint - Mentha spicata
  • 195. Spiny Coriander - Eryngium foetidum
  • 196. Star Anise - Illicium verum
  • 197. Stonecrop - Sedum acre
  • 198. Sumacs - Rhus coriaria, R. glabra, R. aromatica
  • 199. Summer Savory - Satureja hortensis
  • 200. Sweet Basil - Ocimum basilicum
  • 201. Sweet Flag - Acorus calamus
  • 202. Sweet Gale - Myrica gale
  • 203. Sweet Honey Leaf - Stevia rebaudiana
  • 204. Sweet Marjoram - Origanum majorana
  • 205. Sweet Violet - Viola odorata
  • 206. Tahitian Vanilla - Vanilla tahitensis
  • 207. Tamarind - Tamarindus indica
  • 208. Tansy - Tanacetum vulgare
  • 209. Tarragon - Artemisia dracunculus
  • 210. Tasmanian Pepper - Tasmannia lanceolata
  • 211. Thai Basil - Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum
  • 212. Thyme - Thymus vulgaris
  • 213. Tonka Bean - Dipteryx odorata
  • 214. Torch Ginger - Etlingera elatior
  • 215. Tsao-ko-cardamom - Amomum tsao-ko
  • 216. Tuberose - Polianthes tuberosa
  • 217. Tuberous Caraway - Bunium bulbocastanum
  • 218. Turmeric - Curcuma longa
  • 219. Vanilla - Vanilla planifolia
  • 220. Vetiver - Chrysopogon zizanioides
  • 221. Vietnamese Balm - Elsholtzia ciliata
  • 222. Vietnamese Coriander - Polygonum odoratum
  • 223. Voatsiperifery - Piper borbonense
  • 224. Wasabi - Eutrema japonica
  • 225. Watercress - Nasturtium officinale
  • 226. Water Pepper - Persicaria hydropiper
  • 227. Wattleseed - Acacia victoriae
  • 228. Welsh Onion - Allium fistulosum
  • 229. White Cinnamon - Canella winterana
  • 230. White Mustard - Sinapis alba
  • 231. White's Ginger - Mondia whitei
  • 232. Wild Betel - Piper sarmentosum
  • 233. Wild Leek - Allium ampeloprasum
  • 234. Wild Mango - Irvingia gabonensis
  • 235. Wild Thymes - Thymus spp.
  • 236. Wintergreen - Gaultheria procumbens
  • 237. Winter Savory - Satureja montana
  • 238. Woodruff - Galium odoratum
  • 239. Ylang-ylang - Cananga odorata
  • 240. Zedoary - Curcuma zedoaria