|Common Method Of Extraction
||Woody, spicy smell similar to that of hay
The oil is obtained from the flowers of plant through the process of steam distillation
Chemical Composition :
Major constituents of the oil are crocin, carotenoids, crocetin, pinene, cineol, thiamine and riboflavin.
Essential Oil Information :
One of the most expensive spices, saffron gets its reddish orange color from constituent carotenoids crocin and crocetin. The stigmas of the flower contain aromatic essential oil safranal. Saffron is also high in thiamine and riboflavin.
Oil Properties :
The oil is light yellow or golden in color with woody, spicy and hay like fragrance
- It has its external application in uterine sores
- It is a great medicine for the heart
- Used as a fragrance compound in incense sticks
- The best cure for apoplexy, acne, asthma, arthritis, cough dyspepsia, colic, insect bites, hemierania and stings, mental disorders, liver disorders, oedema, neurasthenia, phthisis, painful menstruation, sore throat, prolapse of anus and splenetic disorders
- Extraordinary properties for improving weak eyesight
- Highly valued as a complexion builder
- Also useful in sexual disorders
Therapeutic Properties :
Strong aphrodisiac, antipoisonous, carminative, cardiotonic, diuretic, diaphoretic, febrifuge, emmenagogue, lactogogue, stimulant, nervine tonic, livotonic, and typtic and sedative
Blends Well With : It is only partially soluble in alcohol and fixed/carrier oils.
The saffron is known to be one of the expensive spices. This is because the stigmas of the plant are carefully handpicked for the spice. The oil has its own heart-opening and compassion-enhancing powers. With bright golden sunlight color, the spice has a fragrance that is clean and purifying.
Shipping Options :
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