Amazing benefits of Saffron
Saffron for hair loss: The application of saffron over the scalp is good in treating of baldness (alopecia). The mix of saffron, milk and licorice when applied over the scalp is good in prevention of hair loss and hair growth. The application is also helpful in stimulating of hair growth.
Saffron for radiant skin: Saffron is highly beneficial for radiant skin. It is suggested that one should make a face pack mixing of saffron (2 to 3 strands), milk (3 tsp) and sandalwood powder (1 tsp). Apply the paste on your face, massage gently and left it for 15 minutes followed by washing with fresh water. It should be done once in week to have smooth and glow face.
Saffron for glowing skin: Take 4-5 strands of saffron and soaked it into water for 2-3 hours. Now, use this mix over your face and massage gently. Wash it after 5 minutes. The process may be repeated twice or thrice a week for fairer skin
Saffron good for pimples: Make a paste of saffron (10 strands) and basil leaves (6-7 leaves). Apply the paste over your face and wash the same after 10 minutes. This application is good in prevention of acne, blemishes, pimples, wrinkles and other black spots from the face.
Saffron as anti-oxidants: Saffron is having many antioxidants that are beneficial in contending of free radicals thereby helps in prevention of diseases and promotion of health
Saffron controls heart rate: Potassium in saffron is good in controlling heart beat by allowing to slow down thus protect the heart.
Saffron for blood pressure: The saffron spice contains many minerals such as copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Some of these are helpful in controlling blood pressure as well as in the formation of hemoglobin.
Saffron for cancer prevention: Saffron is containing bio-chemical compounds such as zea-xanthin, lycopene, α- and β- carotene; all these are acts like as immune modulator and protect the human body from cancer.
Saffron as stress buster: The presence of carotenoids is beneficial in boosting the level of immunity and reduces oxidant-induced stress.
Saffron as antidepressant: saffron contains safranal and alfa-crocin, a volatile oil compound, effective in controlling depression and acts like as anticonvulsant. Kesar brings cheerfulness and wisdom in the body
Saffron for disease prevention: Saffron contains many bio-chemical compounds as antioxidants, which are good in contending of various diseases by controlling free radicals thus promotes overall well-being of the body.
Saffron for detoxification: It has many therapeutic applications and in detoxification of the body. It is also used in body healing, cramps, spasms and spas
Saffron good for digestion: Saffron is good for digestion due to presence of multiple medicinal compounds and an anti-convulsant. It stimulates digestion. It is suggested that one should make a mix of water (1 liter) and saffron (1g) for strengthening the function of stomach. Saffron is also beneficial when the liver and spleen get enlarged
Saffron good for cellular functioning: Due to presence of many macro-micro nutrients, especially potassium and magnesium, it is helpful in the growth of cells and tissues. It is also helpful in repairing of cells in the body.
Saffron for hemoglobin formation: saffron contains iron that is good in the hemoglobin in blood.
Saffron for overall health: The presence of minerals such as copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium, promotes optimum health.
saffron for fair complexion: Bathing with saffron strands (soaked saffron strands for 20-30 minutes in water), is in improving your complexion.
Saffron for pain management: Since the ancient times, saffron is used as pain reliever. Periods related pains can be eased by taking tea or milk along with saffron
Saffron for toothache: Massaging the tooth with saffron and honey, helps to relieve pain from gums. It may be also applied with honey as well as glycerin to relax the toned parts of the mouth
Saffron for healthy lips: Saffron is among the few plant products, which is the biggest source of vitamin B2 (riboflavin). Taking of saffron on regular basis is helpful in prevention of throat soreness, swelling of tongues, cracking of lips, skin cracking and skin irritation.
Saffron as analgesic: Saffron contains a sedative compound called safranal, which has greater impact on the nervous system and very helpful as analgesic
Saffron for colds: When saffron (0.5 g to 1 g) is mixed with warm water (1 liter) and drinking the same is helpful in curing of cough and cold.
Saffron develops immunity: Saffron is having an appropriate percentage of vitamin C, which acts like as immunity booster and save you from various ailments.
Refreshment: Due to its unique taste, it is used in many food recipes as well as refreshment purposes.
Saffron nutritional value: 28 grams of saffron contains the following nutrition: Calories (87), carbohydrate (18g), protein (3g) and fiber (1g).
Saffron for muscular problems: Saffron is used in curing of age related muscular degeneration. Saffron not only reduces the degeneration process but also helps in healing the damaged cells.
Saffron for male vitality: Saffron is used to enhance men’s vitality. Even this magical herb has the ability to provide vigor to the older people.
Saffron for neurological problems: Since the ancient times, saffron is used on the forehead because of its neurological benefits.
Saffron for menses: saffron is used to controlled blood loss during menstrual cycle.
Saffron for arthritis: The Ayurveda physicians prescribed saffron for arthritis patients. It is also good in controlling of asthma. Saffron helps to clear breath.
Saffron for pregnancy: Saffron during pregnancy with milk is good for enhancing pelvic blood flow and reduces the occurrence of cramps, which is common during pregnancy. Drinking of saffron milk helps to stimulate the production of serotonin that control mood swings, tension, stress and depression among pregnant mother.