Learning about Spices
What is a spice?
Why were spices important?
Sources of spices
Perfumes and Incenses 
Use of spices as aphrodisiacs
Use of spices as medicines
Culinary herbs
A spice timeline

Table of Spices
Allspice (Pimento)
Anise
Black Pepper
Cardamom
Cassia
Chile Pepper
Chocolate
Cinnamon
Clove
Coriander (Cilantro)
Cumin
Dill
Fennel
Fenugreek
Frankincense and Myrrh
Galangal
Garlic
Ginger
Horseradish
Licorice
Mustard
Nutmeg and Mace
Onion
Saffron
Sugar
Sumac
Tamarind
Turmeric
Vanilla

Contacts and Acknowledgments

Contacts and Acknowledgments

  Curator
Responsible for intellectual content.

Irwin Ziment, M.D.
Profesor Emeritus of Clinical Medicine,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA;
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Sylmar, CA
iziment@ucla.edu


History & Special Collections Division
Responsible for image selection and digitization

Katharine Donahue, M.L.S.
Head, History & Special Collections Division
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library,
UCLA
kdonahue@library.ucla.edu

Rob Stibravy
History Division Assistant
Collection Development for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library,
UCLA

Exhibit and Database Design

Randy Ahn, Ph.D., M.L.I.S.
Digital Projects Coordinator
Reference Librarian
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library,
UCLA

Exhibit and Database Maintenance

Richard Davidon
Collection Development and Digital Projects
Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library,
UCLA
rdavidon@library.ucla.edu

Support for the online exhibit provided by:

Spice Exhibit URL: http://unitproj.library.ucla.edu/biomed/spice/index.cfm

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