'Saffron comes from the Far East. In ancient times, it was used to treat pain, poor digestion, and even high blood pressure.
Today, it’s one of the most expensive spices to date, worth its “weight in gold”.
Saffron is derived from the Crocus sativus plant and contains over 150 known volatile compounds.
Two of the most well-known, crocin and safranal, are used therapeutically.
Below, we’ll explain some of the impressive health benefits that saffron offers.'