Saffron UK Herbs & Spices of Eden Aromata
The domesticated saffron crocus, Crocus sativus, is an autumn-flowering perennial plant unknown in the wild. It probably descends from the eastern Mediterranean autumn-flowering Crocus cartwrightianus, which is also known as “wild saffron” and originated in Crete or mainland Greece. An origin in Southwest Asia, although often suspected, has been disapproved by agricultural research.
Its recorded history is attested in a 7th-century BC Assyrian botanical treatise compiled under Ashurbanipa. The ancient Greeks and Romans used saffron as perfume, and saffron is mentioned in the Chinese materia medica from the 1550s.
Eden Aromata saffron comes from Khorasan province, the world capital of saffron, due to the long experience with its cultivation, and the transfer of methods of growing and harvesting from generation to generation. Saffron is not under sanctions imposed by the US, and we are still able to provide it.
Saffron Medicinal review by WebMd.com
"Saffron is used for asthma, cough, whooping cough (pertussis), and to loosen phlegm (as an expectorant). It is also used for sleep problems (insomnia), cancer, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), intestinal gas (flatulence), depression, Alzheimer’s disease, fright, shock, spitting up blood (hemoptysis), pain, heartburn, and dry skin" Please note that this is not CleverBotanic claim and please do your research for its medicinal benefits or usage.
Saffron Usage Review by Healthline.com
Other than a usage as an aromatic spice, one can also use it to make Tea.
Saffron tea can be prepared plain, by steeping the threads in hot water. But the spice can have a strong and bitter taste. For this reason, many recipes feature the herb paired a variety of different ways. You can mix it in with tea leaves, or add other herbs and spices.
Flavours: Slightly sweet, a hint of honey, and rather pungent.
Type: Mostly Super Negin and Sargol
Effect: Many claimed benefits, but none is validated, therefore, please search.
Saffron tea is prepared with 4-5 of the saffron strands or threads before they are dried or ground into powder. There is a high concentration of certain active ingredients and compounds in these strands, including anthocyanin, alpha-carotene and beta-carotene, B vitamins and various other carotenoids and antioxidants. Read More in Healthline.com
Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the “saffron crocus.” CleverBotanics first attempt with Herbs and Spices other than CBD or Hemp. This is pure SarGol Saffran of the highest quality from the province of Khorasan the birthplace of the spice with the most advanced methods of cultivations and centuries of knowledge in its production. Reed more about more recipe here at BBC.
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