Surprising Health Benefits of Saffron

Surprising Health Benefits of Saffron

Saffron has many health benefits and medicinal properties. This is one of the highly priced spice. It has a very distinct flavor.Saffron is also called as Zafaran or Kesar or Kumkuma Puvvu.

Saffron is recommended to pregnant women. There is a saying that if the pregnant women consume saffron with milk, the baby will be born fairer. It has many medicinal benefits and therapeutic properties and beneficial to pregnant women.

Some modern research suggests that saffron can be used as an aphrodisiac, diaphoretic to cause sweating, carminative to prevent gas and to bring on mensuration. It can be used to treat common cold & cough, sleeplessness.

Saffron extract helps to treat depression, stress, and it is a mood enhancer. It is used to combat Alzheimer’s disease and fight against the growing menace of insomnia, common in highly stressed lifestyle habits.