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Botanical Names Crocus sativus L.
English Name Spanish Saffron, Autumn Crocus.
Telugu Name Kunkuma Puva
Family Iridaceae
The perfumes of saffron are of very high grade.
The Chinese Connection
Commercial saffron consists of the tiny, dried stigmas and styles of the flowers. It has been known to the Chinese from time immemorial and has been greatly exploited for medical use by their barefoot doctors.

Hippocrates and other ancient authors have also written prodigiously about saffron in their treatises.

In india, compared to the Ayurvedic system, the Unani system seems to have exploited this delicate herb in a more elaborate way.

Saffron in Folklore
Saffron is used to counteract spasmodic disorders and in the treatment of several digestive disorders, particularly flatulent colic. It is useful in treating skin aliments, fevers, melancholia and enlargement of the liver and spleen, urinary and uterine troubles. A paste is often used as a dressing for sores and bruises. It is reported to improve eyesight as well, thanks to the presence of selenium.

Home Remedies

Diabetes A pinch of saffron pounded with ½ tsp ghee taken regularly.
Urine retention

Soak a little saffron overnight in 1/4 cup water. Next morning drink it with 1 tsp honey.

Fevers and melancholia, also helps in purification of blood, liver or spleen malfunctioning Regular intake of a pinch of saffron.
Baldness, not due to heredity Grind 1 tbsp liquorice root along with 1 tbsp milk and pinch of saffron into a fine paste. Apply this paste on bald patches before going to bed for a few weeks.
Sexual debility Mix 1/8 tsp saffron with milk. Take twice daily.
Take a pinch of saffron wrapped in a betel leaf or with almonds.
Cold and phlegm in children
Grind 1/2 tsp saffron in milk (preferably human milk) and apply on nose, head, cheeks, etc..

Individual results may very.

A Word of Caution

Saffron is reported to contain a poison that acts on the Central Nervous System and damages the kidneys when taken in excess.
Large doses of saffron could prove fatal: 2 full tsp and above is considered a fatal dose for human beings.
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