Herb or Spice

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What is a Herb?

When I hear “herbs” I think spices, but apparently even though they are stored in the same place and used in the same manner they are different. Herbs are the leaves of herbaceous plants. On the other hand, spices, usually grow within 15 degrees of the equator and may be bark, root bud, fruit or the berry of the plant. Herbs seem to have remained regional in use, depending upon local availability. Spices have played a significant role in religion and economics. Spices are responsible for turning Venice into a great power and launched Columbus’s voyage. Read more