Saffron

Persian Saffron

Originally from the Persian Empire, saffron is a spice derived from the flower of the Crocus Sativus plant.

Super Negin Saffron is graded as “the longest and thickest saffron stigma” harvested. Each flower (Corcus Sativus) bears only three stigmas with the rare exception to special four stigma saffron flower. Our Iranian Super Negin Saffron is made up of these red stigmas which have been professionally hand picked and separated from the flower prior to natural drying, resulting in the highest quality saffron threads available on the market.

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Product Information

  • Type of saffron grades available

    • Super Negin
    • Negin
    • Sargol
    • Poushal
  • Use

    Culinary Spice. Adds beautiful fragrance to your food.

  • Dishes

    • Paella (Spanish Dish)
    • Risotto (Italian Dish)
    • Tahchin (Persian Dish)
  • What is Saffron

    Saffron is the dried stigma of the Crocus sativus plant.

  • Storage

    • Room temperature
  • Recommended dosage

    Recommended Saffron dosage is 40-50 mg a day

  • Benefits

    • Promotes mental health (regulates neurochemicals such as Dopamine, Serotonin, Norepinepherin)
    • Saffron extracts (crocin & safranal) inhibit the uptake of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain which helps improve mood. Reduces depression. Reduces blood pressure.
    • Crocin and safranal which are unique carotenoids in Saffron make it a potent antioxidant.
    • Reduces the chance of getting Parkinson’s and Alzheimer.
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