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Benefits of Saffron

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,

  • Improves eyesight,

  • Reduces menstrual discomfort,

  • Improves Mood and Treat Depressive Symptoms,

  • An antioxidant,

  • Reduces cholesterol,

  • 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.

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