Indeed, both medical professionals and growers have used the infusion of saffron to improve the treatment of some diseases and pains. It represents a complement to the culinary contributions of saffron, an ingredient that is part of a balanced and healthy diet.
Among the problems that saffron helps we include fluid retention, colds and nerve muscle contractions. The properties of saffron are diverse: digestive, aphrodisiac, diuretic, aperient, expectorant, antispasmodic, stimulant, tonic … Besides, it serves to relieve menstrual pain.
Furthermore, the infusion preparation of saffron is to boil for five minutes a pair saffron blades (0.010 grams, approximately) in a cup with 200 milliliters of water. Then remove the container from heat and let cool. It is possible to sweeten the drink with brown sugar or honey to make it more attractive.
It should be noted that it has not overcome the daily dose of 1.5 grams of saffron, since in this case could be generated adverse effects such as nervous disorders. The patient may take one or two cups of this tea a day and treatment should not be kept for more than six weeks. It is essential to know the side effects of saffron in larger quantities and which has a process to manage packaging and reliable distribution.
In short, saffron also has beneficial health properties and that can be enjoyed by simply preparing an infusion.