Medicinal properties

Dehydration of saffron is anti-depressant and exhilarating. Helps improve gastrointestinal function. The urine is therefore useful for washing the kidneys and the bladder. Facilitating digestion, relieving gastric bloating, facilitating blood circulation and hematopoiesis are among the other benefits. It has anti-oxidant and anti-cancer properties.

An euphoric feature, and today some European drug companies use it as anti-depressant intrusion.

Crocin and safranal in saffron have a similar effect to fluoxetine and prevent dopamine reuptake, epinephrine and serotonin, and thus effect antidepressants.

Reducing serotonin levels may increase the symptoms of PMS or premenstrual syndrome, especially depression.

The results of the studies indicate that crocin and safranal in saffron prevent serotonin reuptake and thus increase serotonin levels and reduce depressive symptoms in women with PMS.

As depression is one of the most important factors in reducing libido, depression improves sexual desire.

In general, 8% of Iranian couples suffer from infertility, with a 40% share of men.

Carotenoids in saffron, especially crocin and crocin, which are antioxidants, prevent the activation of ROS from oxidation of fatty acids in the membrane, thereby increasing the mobility and improving the morphology of the sperm as well as the male sexual function.

By limiting the synthesis of RNA and DNA in cancer cells, the discontinuation of free radical chain reactions helps to prevent and improve cancer through its antioxidant activity.

Carotenoids also interact with the topoisomerase 2 enzyme, which is responsible for the cytotoxic activity of saffron and causes apoptosis of cancerous cells.

In traditional medicine, saffron is used as a dwelling, foaming agent, sexual stimulant and mosaic.

In Asia’s tropical regions, they are called pulp, which is a mixture of saffron and sandalwood, and this pasty dough, like the past, is used as a tranquil quill for dry skin.

Another feature of this plant in traditional medicine is the ability to absorb ultraviolet radiation. And can act as sunscreen.

Food intake

Saffron is used extensively in foods (especially rice), confectionery, pharmaceuticals and other industries for its taste, smell and yellow color.

Industrial consumption

Saffron is used for the color of the fabric.

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