Saffron (Crocus sativus)
Saffron or crocus sativus is a very common spice in the mediterranean cuisine. Throughout history, it has also been quite renowned for its antioxidant, digestive and anti-inflammatory properties.
Some of its nutrients are:
- Soluble fiber
- Minerals (specially potassium, magnesium, iron; as well as calcium, phosphorus, manganese, copper, zinc and selenium)
- Vitamins (complex A, B1, B2, B3 and B6; as well as vitamin C)
Where can I buy saffron (crocus sativus)
The main places you can buy saffron are herbalist's shops, parapharmacies and specialized stores. It is available in different formats, either for cooking or sport supplementation due to its benefits for the organism.
In HSN, you will find the best crocus sativus supplements in products that combined other ingredients such as garcinia cambogia and green coffee extract; which will help you to lose weight.
Saffron or crocus sativus is one of the most used spices in the Mediterranean diet. It is used in natural medicine due to its antioxidant, digestive, anti-inflammatory, immuno-regulating and anti-spasmodic properties. Currently, its bulbs hold an important value.