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Vanilla

Also Known As : Bourbon vanilla, Common vanilla
Technical Name : Vanilla planifolia

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Vanilla can be used to enhance the flavour of beverages.
  2. It can be used in most desserts such as ice creams, cakes, candy and puddings to give a nice flavour and aroma.

Common names and forms

  1. Added Natural Flavour Vanilla
  2. Artificial and Nature identical Flavouring Substances (Vanilla)
  3. Artificial Flavour (Vanilla)
  4. Artificial Vanilla
  5. Flavourings (Vanilla)
  6. Natural Flavouring (Vanilla)
  7. Natural Identical Flavouring Substance (Vanilla)
  8. Natural Vanilla
  9. Natural Vanilla Flavour
  10. Natural Vanilla Flavouring
  11. Nature Identical and Artificial Flavour (Vanilla)
  12. Nature Identical Vanilla Flavour
  13. Permitted Artificial Flavour (Vanilla)
  14. Permitted Flavouring - Vanilla Flavour
  15. Vanilla Essence
  16. Vanilla Pods & seeds
  17. Vanilla Powder
  18. Vanilla Seeds

Description

Vanilla is a tropical climbing orchid that has large fragrant greenish-yellow flowers and long fleshy pods containing seeds. It has a perfumed aroma and is a flavour used in sweet dishes.

Health benefits

  • Vanilla is effective in treating depression and anxiety.(1)
  • Intake of vanilla aids weight loss.(1)
  • It also helps to get relief from nausea.(1)
  • Vanilla has properties which help fight toothache and infections.(1)
  • It can be helpful to treat digestive problems.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the "best before" date while purchasing.

Note

Vanilla can cause skin irritation and inflammation. It can also cause headache and sleep problems.(2)

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