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Properties and harms of saffron

Saffron, which is nicknamed "golden spice", has a 3,000-year history of medicine. This spice is native to European and Asian countries and is often found in Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Iran, China and India. Saffron has many properties. In this article, quoting "ehow", we point out both the properties and the disadvantages of saffron.

▪ Properties:

It helps to improve digestive system function and increase appetite.

Because it has a warmth, it cures cough and cold.

Eliminates bloating and stomach acid.

Add lunch to saffron and eat before eating so you can sleep.

Saffron dissolved in milk eliminates dryness and itching of the skin.

Because it helps blood circulation, it cures kidney, bladder, and liver disorders.

Reduces menstrual pain.

In addition to blood purification, it also has anti-inflammatory properties.

Giving massage with saffron water destroys inflammation and mouth ulcers.

Recent studies have shown that saffron has an anti-cancer effect.

Confronts anxiety and depression.

Topical use of saffron improves the wound and burns faster.

To reduce cholesterol is very effective.

Carotenoid in it prevents skin tumors and relieves arthritis.

▪ Dangers of saffron:

Overdose in the menstrual period increases the amount of anxiety.

Excessive consumption causes skin discoloration.

Due to the nature of the warmth, it may lead to diarrhea, loss of water and urine output.

It is not recommended for pregnant women.

Source: Khorasan Newspaper