Saffron is obtained from the female reproductive part mainly stigma part of the flower of crocus sativus plant and it’s harvesting and cultivation is so time consuming and delicate which makes it so costly
Saffron is the thread like structure and in India i is mainly obtained from Kashmir
As it is expensive but still it has great benefits for health and skin due to which it’s become so popular worldwide and it has been started used by people so extensively
In so many organic health care products, skincare products you can find saffron as an important and effective ingredient . It has anti- oxidant properties and anti- inflammatory properties as well as many others as well which has increased its use. Along with all of that it shows great effects for males as well. In India, kesar price keeps on fluctuating and goes off suddenly
- Saffron works well against free radicals and also it decreases the oxidative effects . These days stress and depression has become quite common which leads to so many other problems .
- It also works good against the obesity. These days computers and continues sitting have taken the place of physical workout which makes you lazy and obese and both of these are the root cause of so many other diseases saffron works good against the obesity and helps you in weight loss by reducing the unnecessary and extra appetite. It regulates your appetite and helps you to lose weight.
- Due to stress and hectic schedule mood swings , laziness become very common , learning power starts decreasing , poor ability to concentrate all these become very much common but saffron is a good option against this. The safranal is an active component of saffron which helps you in mood lifting, helps you in maintaining the mood swing , it has a great taste and aroma which lifts up your mood quickly and makes you feel better and alert , it also improves your learning ability and memory and protect your brain cells naturally.
- Saffron also acts as an aphrodisiac that helps in boosting up the libido naturally especially for the people who are taking the anti- depressants. Saffron strands can be tested for its purity at home.
- Saffron also shows great effects in improving the eyesight
- Saffron also helps in maintaining the blood sugar level
- Saffron also helps in maintaining the cardiovascular health by reducing the cholesterol or by maintaining the cholesterol levels and it also prevents the clogging of blood into blood vessels.
It is quite rare to see saffron side effects until or unless you are allergic but if you are taking medication for some diseases then you should consult with your doctor for the right dosage of saffron.
Saffron is easily available in the market both in strands and powder form so no big deal to find it but you should always check if it is pure and not adulterated.