Saffron has been known to be a remedy to many illness over thousands of years. Saffron is a powerful spice high in antioxidants. It has been linked to health benefits and said to contain; protein, carbohydrates, iron, Vitamin A, B and C, sodium, potassium, selenium, magnesium, phosphor, zinc, folic acid, fat and fiber.
Here are some impressive health benefits of saffron.
Increases body endurance
Reduces the risk of heart disease,
Lowers blood sugar level,
Reduces menstrual discomfort,
Improves Mood and Treat Depressive Symptoms,
Helps in treating diabetes,
Ward off free radicals and prevent premature aging,
Possesses cancer fighting properties
How to prepare saffron drink
Use 3-5 threads of Saffron for 500ml of warm water. Steep for 15 minutes, to get a yellowish coloured drink. For maximum benefit, steep for 30 minutes to get a stronger colour.
It is generally safe for most people and easy to add to your diet.