ORGANIC INDIA Saffron is known for influencing mood, heart and respiratory health. Ayurveda also suggests Saffron for sleep disorders, depression, Alzheimer’s disease, hardening of the arteries, intestinal gas, heartburn, pain, fright, dry skin, and to induce sweating.
One of the most valuable and exotic spices in the world, Saffron has been used in traditional medicine for centuries.
Saffron is known to be useful for asthma and whooping cough, also to loosen phlegm and has long been advocated for stomach pain and digestive problems.
Memory & Mood: Saffron spice is understood to influence mood by influencing serotonin activity in the brain. Saffron’s involvement in learning and memory processes has been suggested, with animal studies showing promising cognitive enhancement that also demonstrates potential effectiveness in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Natural Aphrodisiac: Saffron’s age-old reputation does seem to be confirmed by recent animal studies.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS): The majority of women in studies report fewer PMS symptoms and improved mood.
Heart Health and Blood Pressure: The saffron stigma has positive hypotensive properties and studies on myocardial infarction suggest the protective role of saffron by biochemical and histopathological findings.
Studies into Macular degeneration indicate that short-term saffron supplementation improves retinal flicker sensitivity in early AMD (Age-Related Macular Degeneration), due to its nutritional carotenoids.
Saffron Benefits for Beauty: Saffron is known to be an excellent treatment for dry skin. It can be taken internally blended with milk or ground with olive oil, almond oil, coconut oil or sesame oil to massage skin.