Saffron is believed to have anti-cancer properties. Crocetin is the content that is present in saffron may have intrinsic anti-cancer property. Research says that it could block two types of human cancer – Cervical carcinoma and lung carcinoma. It blocks the enzymes that is active in cancer cells and hijacks metabolic process of cancer cells.
Saffron is good for emotional health : Traditionally saffron is used as calmative and antidepressant. Studies show that both stigma and petals have similar effect on mood, anxiety and depression.
Research also found that saffron is an effective agent for Alzheimer’s condition in elderly. It significantly reduces depression symptoms.
Author: HealthyLife | Posted on: August 14, 2018