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Global Saffron Company

Tehran +98 (21) 6675 5175
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Saffron contains many plants derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties.The flower stigma are composed of many essential volatile oils but the most important being safranal, which gives saffron its distinct hay-like flavor. Other volatile oils in saffron are cineole, phenethenol, pinene, borneol, geraniol, limonene, p-cymene, linalool, terpinen-4-oil, etc.

This colorful spice has many non-volatile active components; the most important of them is α-crocin, a carotenoid compound, which gives the stigmas their characteristic golden-yellow color. It also contains other carotenoids, including zea-xanthin, lycopene, α- and β-carotenes. These are important antioxidants that help protect the human body from oxidant-induced stress, cancers, infections and acts as immune modulators.

The active components in saffron have many therapeutic applications in many traditional medicines as antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-oxidant, digestive, anti- convulsant. This novel spice is a good source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese and copper are used by the body as co-factors for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.

Iron is essential for red blood cell production and as a co-factor forcytochrome oxidases enzymes.


Phone Number +98 (21) 6675 5175
Fax +98 (21) 6672 9170
Address

No 336 , 3rd floor , Abzar va Yaragh passage, After 30 Tir,.Emam Ave. Tehran , Iran

Emails

info@globalzaffron.com

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Country Iran
State/Province Tehran
distance: 6,621 Kilometers
Address Tehran, Tehran, Emam Khomeyni St, Iran
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