How You Can Have Saffron Extract Select

By Addy Rochon


Generally speaking, saffron actually refers to a kind of spice that needs to be taken out of a certain native Asian flowering plant's stamen. What it does after this is add character and flavor to various food dishes. In fact, it is known to be a staple spice in a lot of Spanish, Indian, Asian and Italian foods because of its overall savory spiciness.

Saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world. This is why most people use it sparingly and with care. Unknown to many, the benefits of saffron go beyond the kitchen. It also boasts an array of health benefits as well. Let me share to you some of them.

Body Pain Alleviation For centuries, the extract of saffron has been used in various Middle Eastern and Asian countries to alleviate pain in a natural manner. Well, saffron extract supplements do the exact same thing. Nowadays, however, they are most commonly used to alleviate kidney pain and stomach pain over any other kinds of pain. Depression Prevention and Treatment Not a lot of people are aware that saffron extract has powerful anti-depressant properties in it that are deemed to be just as powerful as those found in other anti-depressant drugs in today's market.

It helps protect the brain from damage. Severals studies have shown that saffron extract can help protect the cells in the brain from inflammatory damage.

To work as an anti-depressant, saffron extract supplements effectively increase the levels of serotonin in the body. Overall, its effects are known to last for half a day, making it the perfect choice for people who are plain depressed and women who go through spurts of PMS every month.

Brain Damage Protection Several studies have already shown that these supplements can protect the brain cells from inflammatory damage. In turn, this can maintain and improve the health of the brain overall. Aside from that, these supplements are also known to increase a person's short-term and long-term memory when taken on a regular basis. How great is that?

By releasing these happy chemicals, you can drastically improve your mood and reduce anxiety attacks.

Anxiety Attack Reduction On that note, those same chemicals can also improve a person's mood and thus reduce the chances of them experiencing anxiety attacks. This would therefore make it a great choice for people who are known to go through unwanted panic attacks every now and then.

It can help treat and prevent depression. Did you know that a 30 mg saffron extract is as powerful as a 20 mg of the anti depressant drug Prozac? What is good about saffron extract is that it is all natural which means there are no side effects unlike commercially produced anti depressants.

Its anti depressant effect works by raising the serotonin levels in the body. Its effect is said to last a good 12 hours so it's very ideal to take if you are PMSing or just plain depressed.




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