Saffron contains crocin and crocetin. Certain carotenoids may have anticancer effects, according to preclinical data .
According to an Italian study, saffron's crocetin enhances brain oxygenation in rats and treats arthritis. Its antioxidant activity presumably causes this effect.
trials, saffranal delayed retinal degeneration. Compound reduces rod and cone photoreceptor loss. Safranal's characteristics could slow retinal degeneration in diseases
Saffron's crocin boosts non-REM sleep in rat experiments. Crocetin, another saffron carotenoid, can boost non-REM sleep by 50%.
Saffron extract's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory qualities may help with nervous system disorders. The spice interacts with cholinergic
Animal studies demonstrate that saffron has antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-hyperlipidemic properties.
A rat study linked saffron's wound-healing properties to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory action. Saffron increases re-epithelialization in burn wounds
Saffron's carotenoids boost immunity. A study on healthy men found that 100 mg of saffron daily had transient immunomodulatory effects without side effects
A saffron-based herbal medicine relieves primary dysmenorrhea. More clinical trials are needed to determine the herbal drug's efficacy, the study stated
Saffron strengthens the circulatory system, reducing heart disease risk. The spice's thiamin and riboflavin support heart health and avoid cardiac disorders
Saffron may help liver metastasis sufferers, according to studies. Saffron's carotenoids may reduce ROS. To reach a conclusion, greater sample sizes
Saffron's photoprotective benefits may be related to tannic, gallic, caffeic, and ferulic acids. These chemicals are used in sunscreens and lotions.