Saffron is a spice obtained from the stigmas of the Crocus sativus flowers.
Saffron has been used for centuries for it’s healing properties. The Arab populations were the first to use saffron for it’s amazing healing properties – primarily to boost good mood. Research has shown that Saffron helps improve mood and reduce stress, provokes satiety, and supports weight loss. Recent studies have shown that saffron seems to have different properties and benefits for humans. It contains active ingredients that have beneficial effects on the nervous system responsible for mood. This has been tested, with a positive result, in the clinical setting of people with a mild state of anxiety.
Saffron extract has shown to be an effective mean of controlling compulsive eating, according to a study published in a Nutrition Research publication
SAFFRON HELPS WITH:
It stimulates the digestive tract and it is absorbed in the bloodstream very quickly, increasing the secretion of gastric juices and bile and facilitates digestion.
Chinese doctors use saffron as a blood cleanser, as it improves circulation, eliminates toxins and lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides which are absorbed from food.
The Saffron Extract increases the level of serotonin in the body. Clinical studies have shown that low levels of serotonin are the main reason of emotional eating or just eating between meals. Saffron helps to increase the level of serotonin in your brain which helps to dramatically reduce appetite and improves mood during dieting.