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Latin name: CROCUS SATIVUS L.
Product Type: Fine Yellow-brown powdered extract
Part of the Plant Used: Flower
Extract Method: Grain Alcohol/Water
Active Constituents: Crocin and Safranal
Chemical Formula: C44H64O24
Function and Availability:
Antidepressant effects have been demonstrated. Initial research suggests that carotenoids present in Saffron Extract are anticarcinogenic (cancer-suppressing), anti-mutagenic(mutation-preventing), and immunomodulatory.
Saffron Extract use as an antioxidant in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and as food supplement.
Saffron Extract can protect the eye from damage caused by bright sunlight and slow the progress of genetic diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa.