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Saffron Review

Saffron Review Saffron is a spice that is derived from the flower of Saffron crocus or Crocus sativus and is considered to be one of the world's most expensive spices. It has been used for the treatment of various conditions such as asthma, cough, pertussis, and is used as an expectorant. Moreover, Saffron is also used for menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, insomnia, cancer, atherosclerosis, flatulence, depression, Alzheimer's disease, hemoptysis, pain, heartburn, dry skin, fright, and shock. On the other hand, it has also shown to have aphrodisiac properties as well as having the ability to induce sweating. It is also known as Crocus sativus.
Saffron
Also Known Crocus sativus
Description Saffron is a spice that is derived from the flower of Saffron crocus or Crocus sativus and is considered to be one of the world's most expensive spices. It has been used for the treatment of various conditions such as asthma, cough, pertussis, and is used as an expectorant. Moreover, Saffron is also used for menstrual cramps, premenstrual syndrome, insomnia, cancer, atherosclerosis, flatulence, depression, Alzheimer's disease, hemoptysis, pain, heartburn, dry skin, fright, and shock. On the other hand, it has also shown to have aphrodisiac properties as well as having the ability to induce sweating.
Typical Dose According to studies, the recommended dosage for Saffron includes the following: For depression, 30mg/day single dose or a dose of 15mg taken twice daily. For premenstrual syndrome, a dose of 15mg taken twice daily may be used.
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Benefits and Effectiveness

  • Anxiety - Decrease [1]
  • Blood Pressure - Decrease [2]
  • Cortisol - Decrease [3]
  • Depression - Decrease [4]
  • Free Testosterone - Neutral [5]
  • Sperm Quality - Neutral [6]
  • Symptoms of Alzheimers - Decrease [7]

Wiki Last Updated: 2016-02-16
^1 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21242071
^2 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20824894
^3 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21242071
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24299602
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17174460
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23280545
^4 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22552758
^5 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20824894
^5 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21242071
^6 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20824894
^6 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19101900
^7 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19838862
^7 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20831681

Saffron Dosage

According to studies, the recommended dosage for Saffron includes the following: For depression, 30mg/day single dose or a dose of 15mg taken twice daily. For premenstrual syndrome, a dose of 15mg taken twice daily may be used.

Side Effects

Saffron has been associated with some side effects including headaches, nausea, anxiety, dizziness, dry mouth, drowsiness, changes in appetite, and allergic reactions may also occur.

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