Saffron (Crocus sativus) is an autumn flowering herb which was originally a native to Greece and southwest Asia. In medicine it has been found to provide support to the immune system, the cardiovascular system, the digestive system and the nervous system and the eyes.
- It is very high in antioxidant carotenoids such as zeaxanthin and lycopene.
- It has been found to effectively support weight management , through its support for the body's Serotonin levels, which provides support for the appetite.
- It also provides support for mood through the serotonin effect and on blood sugar levels.
- Saffron is also used in foods, and especially Indian, European and Turkish cuisines.
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