Saffron (Kesar) is dried stigmas or threads of the flower known as Crocus Sativus, the color of flowers are reddish orange. These threads are carefully removed by hands. Moreover, the rich color is because of natural carotenoid known as crocin present in best brands of saffron. It contains folic acid, copper, Vitamin A, potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, manganese, thiamine, selenium and riboflavin. Even, it also contains oil soluble pigments know as lycopene, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and Zeaxanthin.
Saffron has been a royal beauty ingredient for many centuries; it is one of the expensive spices in the world. Due to pleasant taste and flavour, it is used in cooking food like ras malai, thandai, kheer, biryani, and sweets. Apart from cooking, 100 % original Kesar is beneficial for managing various health issues like overcome menstrual problems of females, prevent diabetes, treat anaemia, improve energy or immunity, and improve concentration, learning abilities, or memory power in children.
For skin care- One of the popular beauty benefits of Kesar is for skin lightening abilities, which helps in lighten the dark spots, skin tone, prevent skin dryness, works as a toner, lighten acne scars, treat pimples and blemishes. You can make face pack by adding Kesar threads in 2 to3 tablespoons of milk, and then apply this face pack and keep it for 15 to 20 minutes and wash it with cold water. This Kesar pack gives lighter, brighter and nourished skin by making your skin healthy and glowing.
For hair care- Mix best quality of Kesar threads in your regular oil, massage your scalp with this Kesar infused oil, keep it for overnight, and then wash off with mild shampoo. This hair mask makes your hair longer, thicker and shiner. For dealing with excessive hair fall problem, you can use saffron hair oil.
Improve digestion- Consumption of Pure Kesar is beneficial for relieving gas and acidity, and it helps in improving process of digestion. The carminative functions of Kesar is beneficial for flatulence and manage stomach cramps.
For insomnia- Drinking of Kesar infused milk at night before going to bed is good for relaxing the nerves and calming your mind by offering peaceful sleep.
Maintain cardiac health- Use of original Kesar is good for lowering bad cholesterol and blood pressure. The Anti-oxidants benefits of Saffron prevent the plaque formation and maintain the good condition of arteries and blood vessels. An anti-inflammatory property of Kesar helps in improving cardiac health.
Fight against depression- The higher amounts of carotenoids and vitamin B in Saffron improves the Serotonin level and other chemicals in the brain. Increased serotonin level in the brain helps in managing anxiety, stress and depression.
Best brand of Saffron for pregnant ladies- Intake of best quality of Kesar infused milk is good for pregnant women and their fetus health. Kesar helps in managing various symptoms of pregnancy like mood swings, hypertension, high body temperature, morning sickness, nausea, mood swings, and good for growth of baby. Even, original Kesar keep you healthy and fit during pregnancy.