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Saffron Medicinal use

Saffron Medicinal use Saffron Medicinal use : Saffron's traditional folkloric uses as an herbal medicine are legendary. It has been used for its carminative and emmenagogic properties, for example. Iranian used saffron to treat respiratory infections and disorders such as coughs and common colds,smallpox, cancer, hypoxia, and asthma. Other targets included blood disorders, insomnia, paralysis, heart diseases, flatulence, stomach upsets and disorders, gout, chronic uterine haemorrhage, dysmorrhea, amenorrhea, baby colic,...
Where does saffron grow

Where does saffron grow ؟ Saffron Doesn't Grow on Trees

Where does saffron grow Saffron Doesn't Grow on Trees Where does saffron grow : Saffron is a spice known throughout the world, and history, for its unique flavor, color and aroma. It is the world's most precious spice, and with very good reason. Each Saffron filament is one red stigma from the flower of the Crocus Sativa plant, and there are only 3 stigmas per flower. These flowers must first...
Iran’s saffron ambition

Iran’s saffron ambition

Iran’s saffron ambition Iran’s saffron ambition : This country really needs a saffron strategy, a plan for turning its position as the world’s spice-crocus grower into profits for Iranian people. Iran now produces 96% of the world’s saffron, and both output and demand are on the rise. Iran Mania reports “Ten years ago a mere 32 tones of saffron were exported from Iran while last year 202 tones went abroad...
What is Saffron?

What is Saffron ?

What is Saffron ? Said to be “possibly the first spice ever used by man,” saffron has been identified as a distinct popularity since the dawn of culinary traditions. Its history spans throughout the world and into our kitchens, first known to be the herb of the sun and now used in a variety of ways inside the home and out. Please for more information or any inquiry click here...
How to plant saffron corms

How to plant saffron corms

How to plant saffron corms How to plant saffron corms : In areas where Saffron Crocus are reliably hardy—USDA Zone 6 through 8 in the South, 6 through 9 in the West—you should plant the corms as soon as you receive them. [caption id="attachment_16394" align="aligncenter" width="1140"] How to plant saffron corms[/caption] Saffron Crocus does best in full sun and well-drained soil that is moderately rich in organic matter. Ideally, the...
Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus

Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus

Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus : Saffron is a delicious and colorful seasoning that is used in breads, desserts, and main dishes in many parts of the world, especially in Iran. Without it, an Indian curry or Spanish paella just wouldn't be the same. [caption id="attachment_16027" align="aligncenter" width="585"] Growing and Harvesting Saffron Crocus Sativus[/caption] The bright red-orange threads you get when you buy...
Kashmiri & Iranian saffron comparison

Kashmiri and Iranian saffron comparison

Kashmiri and Iranian saffron comparison Kashmiri and Iranian saffron comparison : The main difference between Kashmiri and Iranian Saffron is that of the yield of Stigmas which is about 75%.The excess yield is due to the fact that the stigmas of saffron cultivated in Kashmir are extremely long and with a thick head. They are also of a deep red color. The size of the stigmas indicates the inherent suitability...