||anti-depressants,Relaxing, Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS), Cancer prevention, Sexual enhancer, alzheimer's treatment
||The active components in Saffron have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-oxidant, digestive, anti-convulsant.
This novel spice is a good source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc and 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 human body as co-factors for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase. Iron is essential for red blood cell production and as a co-factor for cytochrome oxidases enzymes.
Additionally, it is also rich in many vital vitamins, including vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin-C that is essential for optimum health.
||• Saffron have many usage such as application in food industry, medicinal & pharmaceutical, cooking, cosmetic, perfumes, flavorings, dyes, etc.
• With the growing trend of using natural additives instead of chemical substances, the use of saffron has been on the rise. For example, saffron has been used in some food industries for the production of sausages, margarine and beverages.
||Iran as the biggest producer of Saffron in the world, have a history of 700 years in producing this product. Persians also called it “Red Gold”, known for its incomparable quality, fascinating fragrance, pleasant flavor, and superb coloring strength.
Now cultivation of Saffron in Iran is over 88 thousand hectares, of which 280 tons of saffron which contains 90% of total global production of this product, is produced; and the dominant of the product is exported to 46 countries in the world.
As well as non-use of pesticides and harmful chemical materials, has improved Iranian Saffron to the highest health and quality rank. All of these factors has caused that prepared products from this herb, which are produced in accordance with international standards, have the highest quality and ensuring the safety for its consumers.
||The factors which are very important in Saffron are crocin (responsible for saffron's color), picrocrocin (taste), and safranal (fragrance or aroma). This Effective Ingredients, gives Saffron special color, flavor and aroma and Higher amount of these compounds provide higher quality of Saffron. Other volatile oils in Saffron are cineole, phenethenol, pinene, borneol, geraniol, limonene, p-cymene, linalool, terpinen-4-oil, etc. It also contains other carotenoids, including zea-xanthin, lycopene, α- and β-carotenes.