Saffron a luxurious herb that comes from flowers, has a long history for both medicine and being a valuable spice in trade. Known to grow in mountain ranges, this well sought out for herb is also known to hold antidepressant capabilities. The scientist has found over 150 components in the herb including safranal, crocin, and picrocrocin which give it its floral scent but also pharmaceutical properties, making it an effective and safe way to treat minor depression and anxiety.
Not to mention its high dopamine properties. What is dopamine? In the brain, the dopamine is that signals the brain to be happy, and saffron has chemicals in it that help to release dopamine. Which is why it is a good herb to use to treat mental health issues. What is the best way to use it for medicinal uses? Well, the obvious way would be to add it to your food. However, you may also use it in a tea, by following this recipe:
How to make Saffron Tea?
🌀 Bring water to a boil.
🌀 Place the tea leaves and saffron in a large teapot.
🌀 Pour the boiling water over and leave it for a few minutes.
🌀 Then strain the liquid and pour into teacups.
🌀 Add sugar as desired.
Serve with a mint sprig and lemon slice. To make it healthier add a teaspoon of honey.
Other variants include adding some anise seeds for a sweeter flavor or consider the boldness of turmeric for full antioxidant effectiveness. Perfect for cold season, or when the sun just doesn’t want to show itself. Be happy! Check out our saffron today.