SAFFRON EFFECT ON DEPRESSION

According to the NYU Langone Medical Center, saffron has traditionally been used since ancient times for strengthening digestion, relieving coughs, relaxing muscle spasms, improving mood, and calming anxiety. Modern science, however, best supports the spice’s use for treatment of depression. According to five preliminary double-blind studies, use of saffron at 30 mg daily is more […]

Top 5 Impressive Health Benefits of Saffron

1. Promotes Mental Health Mental stimulation is among the health benefits of saffron. Various studies have shown that the stigma of the plant, the actual saffron, and its petals have similar mood benefits as antidepressant drugs. Safranal and crocin, two compounds present in saffron, regulate neurochemicals such as dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine which help reduce […]