Making saffron tea is very easy at home. The most common way is:
First, boil water and pour about 3 or 4 strands of saffron into the cup. Then pour boiling water into the cup and leave it for 3-4 minutes. If you want, add a teaspoon of honey to it and enjoy your saffron tea.
Features of saffron tea
The nature of saffron is hot and dry. Saffron has a strong smell and bitter taste that stimulates the nerves and has sedative and hypnotic properties. Some of the most important healing properties of saffron tea are as follows:
- One of the most important properties of saffron tea is to help treat and eliminate depression. Drinking saffron tea in the morning has a refreshing effect, People with depression can use this type of tea several times a day and enjoy its joyful and uplifting effects. It is generally recommended that people drink at least one cup of saffron tea to relax.
- Saffron plant has anti-Alzheimer’s substances and is known as a powerful memory booster. It is especially recommended for people with a family history of amnesia and Alzheimer’s.
- Due to the pigments in the saffron plant, It has antioxidant and anti-cancer properties. Therefore, consumption of saffron tea helps strengthen the immune system and prevents cancer. In many cases, saffron extract has been able to inhibit the growth of various tumors.
- Drinking saffron tea is useful for strengthening the heart.
- Saffron has a lot of manganese, iron, potassium and vitamins C and B6. Therefore, its consumption is effective for eliminating many diseases such as regulating blood sugar, eliminating anemia, regulating blood pressure and fighting infections and diseases.
How much saffron are we allowed to consume?
Consumption of three grams of saffron per month is suitable for each person and the use of more than five grams of saffron in a meal, has side effects such as dizziness, decreased heart rate and nausea.