Both are natural, flavorful plants that are used to impart a distinctive taste to foods. Spices are mostly dried grains, fruits, flowers, roots, or bark of trees from the tropics. As for herbs, they are mostly leaves of plants or flowers of plants.
Three means: shape, smell and taste. The color gives us an idea of the extent to which the spices lose their properties. The weakness of the aroma means the evaporation of the oils that give the spices their distinctive flavour. Unground spices can be examined by mashing them and thus smelling and tasting them.
not necessarily . Spices lose their properties over time, but they usually do not turn into an ingredient harmful to health.