Saffron, the spice from Crocus sativu flower. Saffron referred to as a drug that could treat more than 90 types of disease.

Saffron has a unique taste slightly bitter and aromatic. The existence of a chemical called Picrocrocin and safranal. Saffron contains crocin, a carotenoid dye that makes food a golden yellow. In traditional medicine, saffron is used as remedies for various diseases.

Substance crocin, safranal, and Picrocrocin of saffron, has anticancer ability of being able to inhibit the growth of human cancer cells. Here are the benefits of saffron:

1. Heart healthy
Chinese traditional medicine, saffron is used to improve blood circulation and heal bruises. Crocetin active ingredient can reduce blood cholesterol and triglycerides in the body help the treatment of atherosclerotic disease and arthritis.

2. Antidepressants
Saffron tea, to help patients with depression. Those who consume saffron, calmer and happier.

3. Eye care
Saffron can improve the ability of vision and prevent macular degeneration.

4. Antioxidants
Safranal, is a good antioxidant. Substances can counteract free radical scavenger.


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