Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the “saffron crocus”. The vivid crimson stigmata and styles, called threads, are collected and dried to be used mainly as a seasoning and colouring agent in food. Saffron has long been the world’s most costly spice by weight. Although some doubts remain on its origin, it is believed that saffron originated in Iran.
What is saffron oil?
Saffron oil is an essential and useful oil for the body that is extracted from the saffron plant and has a satisfactory quality that has become a popular drug. Saffron is known scientifically as Crocus sativus and its spice is made from the blossoms of this plant. Saffron is also called the Caesarean, one of the most expensive spices in the world.
Saffron oil contains various nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, and many volatile acids such as sinwell, linalool, limonene, granivel and various carotenoids. The combination of these nutrients makes this oil powerful and popular!