Saffron is a popular spice, extracted from a flower called Crocus sativus. Its scientific name is also crocus sativus and is used as a spice and coloring agent.
Its attractive color and fragrance make it the most different. It is used more in milk or milk-based dishes. You will be surprised to know that saffron is also known for its medicinal properties apart from flavors.
It looks like small threads. It is known by different names in different languages of India, such as Saffron in Hindi, Jafran in Bengali, Kumkumapu in Tamil, Kumkuma Pubba in Telugu and Jafran in Arabic etc.
Saffron flower is purple in color and has some honey-like fragrance. Its plant grows to 20–30 cm height.
- Saffron is a beneficial food item that can serve to take care of your overall health.
- It is full of many special nutrients.
- Like fiber, manganese, vitamin C, potassium iron, protein, vitamin A etc.
- Fiber works to relieve stomach problems like indigestion, constipation, gas and obesity.
- At the same time, vitamin C increases the collagen in the skin and works to keep the skin free from anti-aging effects.
- The potassium present in saffron helps in balancing the fluid in the body.
- Iron helps in the formation of red blood cells in the body and relieves anemia.
- Know below how the nutrients present in saffron work to reduce the problems of the body.
The advantages of saffron include improving eyesight. Saffron is rich in antioxidant properties, which can show effective effects on AMD (aging-associated eye disease).
Apart from this, the anti-inflammatory properties present in it can also relieve retinal stress.
Immunity and energy level
The carotenoids present in saffron can positively improve the immune system. One study has found that 100 mg of saffron daily may be helpful for temporary immunomodulatory activity without any harmful effects.
100% pure saffron can also used in cooking and Pooja. Tej Natural saffron gives an aromatic flavor to your food and increases your immune system.