Saffron is considered as a curative plant and is commonly used in food, but it has a lot of healing powers that are reported.
Saffron is also called "Red gold", due to the fact that ancient cultures had associated it with solar power and the power to transmute. It is said that it is a powerful medicine against cancer.
This ancient spice derived from the dried stigmas of the Crocus Sativus flower is commonly used in food, especially in the Spanish dish "Paella", Since it gives a golden yellow tint. It has an intense flavour and, for this reason, very little is needed to give flavor to food.
It is a highly valued species, Since it is very difficult to obtain a just a kilo of Saffron. To get a kilo of this species and its healing powers a person must work for two weeks with a hundred thousand flowers.
Here we present the healing powers of Saffron:
– Vitamins. It is very rich in vitamin B2 riboflavin. – Digestion. Saffron has within its healing powers the ability to overcome the loss of appetite, Digest well and prevent nausea. It regulates the gastric juices, Active secretions and intestinal motility and also stimulates appetite. – Fat accumulation. Another of its curative powers is to drain grease build-up on the walls of the veins. – Menstrual Pain. It has antispasmodic properties and therefore it can relieve menstrual stress in women. – Dental discomfort. Giving external use their healing powers alleviate gingivitis, toothache and discomfort of teething. – Depression. The Saffron used as infusion helps to fight depression. – Other uses. Saffron has healing powers to relieve neurological pain, menopause and chronic diarrhea. In addition, it is also used as an aphrodisiac.