Sherry's The Healthy Gourmet - Babylon, NY - Phone: (631) 661-5552
Herbs, in Babylon, are the plants that are valued for flavor, scent, medicinal, religious, pest control & many other aspects. The parts of the herbs that are used most include- leaves, roots, flowers, seeds, resin, root bark, inner bark, berries and sometimes the pericarp as well.
Spices, in Babylon, are dried seeds, fruits, roots, bark, or vegetative substances, mostly obtained from herbs & used for nutritionally insignificant quantities such as a food additive for flavor, color, or as a preservative killing harmful bacteria or preventing their growth. Many spices are used for medicinal, religious, cosmetics, perfumery, or for consumption purposes.