Saffron is an amazing plant which is rich in nutrition. The dried saffron stigmas (threads) are used to make spice and exhibit multiple saffron uses. It can take 75,000 saffron flowers to produce one pound of saffron spice.
Saffron is mainly harvested and cultivated by hand. Due to the extent of labor involved in harvesting, saffron is considered as one of the world’s luxurious spices. The saffron plant stigmas are utilized to make multiple medicines.
Saffron is used to treating the symptoms of a pertussis cough, asthma, whooping cough (pertussis), and to loosen the symptoms of phlegm (function as an expectorant). It is also utilized for sleep difficulties (insomnia symptoms), cancer, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), intestinal gas (flatulence), depression, Alzheimer’s disease, fright, shock, spitting up blood (hemoptysis), dry skin, pain, and heartburn.
Women use saffron to cure menstrual cramps as well as symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Men use it to prevent the early orgasm (premature ejaculation) and male infertility by raising the low levels of sperms count in semen.
Saffron is also used to increase interest in sex (works as an aphrodisiac) as well as to induce sweating.
Some people use saffron directly to the scalp for baldness symptoms (alopecia).
In foods, saffron is utilized as a spice, yellow food coloring, and as a flavoring agent.
In the manufacturing process, saffron extracts are widely used as a fragrance in perfumes and as a dye for cloth.
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