therapeutically plant, saffron it is considered an excellent stomach
weakness and an anti spasmodic helps digestion and appetite. It is
also relieves renal colic, reduces stomachaches and relieves
tension. During the last years it was used as drug for
flu-like infections, depression, hypatomegaly
and as a sedative for its essential oils.
It is also considered that in small quantities it regulates
woman's Menstruation, and helps conception.
It is a fact that
even since antiquity, crocus was attributed to have aphrodisiac
Properties. Many writers along with Greek mythology
sources associate crocus with fertility. Crocus in general
is an excellent stimulant saffron as an anti
* The search has
been done in Japan's university that Crocin
of saffron suppresses
tumor necrosis factor-a-induced cell
death of neuronally differentiated PC-12 cells.