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What is Saffron place in medicine?
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This spice is used in folk remedies as a sedative, analgesic, and stomach tonic.
It is used in nutrition because of its aroma, taste, and color. Due to the very dense color that it produces, it’s also used in cosmetics, pharmaceutical, confectionery, and liqueur industries. Its extract, called “Swedish Bitters” is marketed by many factories. Recent research in the United States shows that saffron chrysanthemum has a positive and valuable effect on the spinal cord, blood pressure, cerebral edema, and skin papilloma in animals. Other research has shown that it increases plasma oxygen and has anti-cancer effects. Another research explains that saffron can lower triglycerides and cholesterol. Studies in Spain have also shown that a reduction in heart disease in some parts of the region is likely to be a result of the constant use of this product.
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Saffron in medicine
Saffron tea is antidepressant and invigoration and improves gastrointestinal function; it is also diuretic and therefore useful for rinsing the kidneys and bladder. Saffron Express team highly recommend you to use it. Some European pharmaceutical companies use it to make antidepressants. Crocus sativus and safranal in it have a similar effect to fluoxetine and prevent the reuptake of dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin, thus exerting its antidepressant effect. Decreased serotonin levels increase the symptoms of PMS, or premenstrual syndrome, and especially depression. Because depression is one of the most important factors in reducing sexual desire, improving depressional symptoms also increases sexual desire. Recent research shows that ROS (Reactive Oxygen Species) is one of the reasons for reduced fertility in men. ROS impairs sperm motility as well as DNA damage, leading to poor fertilization. It improves men’s sexual function by preventing ROS activity. It also helps prevent and improve cancer.
Saffron and traditional Medicine
In traditional medicine, the red gold is used as a painkiller, expectorant, sexual stimulant, and sudorific. In the stories of the tropics of Asia, a paste is mentioned that is a mixture of saffron and sandalwood, this paste is used today as a soothing ointment for dry skin.
Another benefit of the red gold is that it brightens the face skin. Due to its high content of antioxidants, the product helps to treat dark spots on the skin and makes the skin color whiter and brighter. This plant is used in producing many beauty products. One of the reasons is due to its anti-inflammatory properties, which can be useful against aging, eczema, dead skin, dark skin, etc.
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Consumption of this plant stimulates the immune system of the human body to produce white blood cells, which are the front line of the body’s defense against diseases and microbial and viral. It is also essential for collagen production. Collagen is also needed for cell production in the body to repair wounds and injuries, muscle growth, repair blood vessels, and tissue production.
The most important reported effects
Painkiller, anti-depressant, anti-toxic, anti-edema, anti-oxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, anti-flatulence, anti-tumor, sexual enhancer, heart tonic, neutralizing free radicals, aborting, sudorific, food digestion, regularizer, expectorant, blood thinner, cholesterol-lowering, blood pressure-lowering, narcotic, nerve tonic, nerve protector, analgesic, stimulant, stomach tonic, uterine tonic.
Its high consumption is regulating, and it may even cause aborting the fetus. Excessive use may also cause vomiting, uterine bleeding, dysentery, blood in the urine, nosebleeds, bleeding near the eyes and lips, yellowing of the skin, and yellowing of the mucous membranes.
Consumption of about 20 grams is generally fatal.
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