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Saffron is a great anti-depressant, without side effects!

Saffron & depression

Saffron’s chemistry expresses otherworldly complexity. It contains over 150 volatile and aroma-yielding compounds – a biochemical symphony that ensures its mystery will never fully be unraveled, at least insofar as its great medicinal power remains refractory to the reductionist gaze of modern pharmacology. Saffron was historically used for depression in Persian traditional medicine.This early use […]

Saffron for weight loss

Saffron for weight loss

How does Saffron extract help your body to lose weight? Saffron extract is a commonly sold in the market in the form of health supplements and its astonishing weight loss capabilities have been featured in a variety of health magazines and health shows. So the next logical question to ask would be – How exactly […]

29 Benefits of Saffron

29 Benefits of Saffron

Curtails Cholesterol Saffron is believed to reduce the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the body Prevents Risk of Cancer The anti-cancer properties of saffron prevent certain types of cancers to develop in the body Cures Arthritis Saffron has also said to be effectual in curing arthritis and joint pains because of its anti-inflammatory properties. […]

Saffron Skin Benefits (Skin care)

Saffron Skin Benefits

Saffron is a great natural skin care product. You didn’t know? Then keep reading. Saffron, in about 100 grams of its quantity contains: 310 kilocalories, 65.37 grams of carbohydrates, 11.43 grams of protein, 5.85 grams of fat and 0mg of cholesterol. Dietary fiber content is 3.9 grams with other minerals like 111mg calcium, 0.328mg copper, […]

Saffron For The Eyes

saffron for the eyes

A recent study conducted by researchers from both Sydney University and the University of L’Aquila in Italy have found that saffron, one of the world’s most valuable spices, helps to protect eyes from being damaged by harmful UV rays. The herb also helps to slow the progression of eye diseases like macular degeneration, which causes […]

Saffron For Asthma and Respiratory Illness

safforn For Asthma and Respiratory Illness

A number of herbs are utilized to treat and stop some of the diseases and illnesses. Saffron is such a herb which will help deal with respiratory conditions by working as a decongestant, which help in loosening mucus congestion perfectly found on the chest which leads to respiratory illness. Additionally, it works just as one […]

Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-oxidant and much more

Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-oxidant and much more

Anti-Inflammatory and More The medicinal uses of saffron have long history beginning in Asian countries. Recent studies have validated its potential to lower the risk of several diseases. Some metabolites derived from saffron stigmas exert numerous therapeutic effects due to hypolipidemic, antitussive, antioxidant, antidiabetic activities and many others. Water and ethanol extracts of Cocus sativus […]

Saffron Vitamins, Minerals and More

saffron minerals and vitamins

This novel spice is a good source of minerals such as: Copper Potassium Calcium Manganese Iron Selenium Zinc Magnesium Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese and copper are used by the body as co-factors for the anti-oxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Iron is […]

The Healing Powers of Saffron Tea

The Healing Powers of Saffron Tea

Heart Disease Protection Antioxidants in saffron tea can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The flavonoids, especially lycopene, found in saffron can provide added protection. A clinical trial at the Department of Medicine and Indigenous Drug Research Center showed positive effects of saffron on cardiovascular disease. The study involved 20 participants showed improved health, but […]