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The history of saffron in human culture and customs dating back more than 3000 years and is present in many cultures, continents and civilizations. With its bitter taste, its smell of hay, and his notes slightly metallic, saffron has been used as a seasoning, fragrance, dye and medicine. It is native to the Middle East and probably first cultivated in Kashmir.
Saffron has a long history in medicine as a remedy against various diseases. Beyond this aspect, he recognizes the power to release the energy, joy and desire. He is recognized for its effect aphrodisiaques.Propriétés Saffron
In the first century AD, Dioscorides, Greek physician and pharmacist, prescribes saffron against spasmodic pains.
In Islamic medicine, he was employed as a sexual tonic. The ancient Phoenicians were preparing saffron cakes to honor their goddess of love.
Marcus Aurelius (Roman emperor of the second century AD) was bathing in water with saffron, because he embellished the skin and, it seems, also because it strengthened manhood.
Ayurvedic education in saffron is the most important ingredient, in tea, it increases the sensitivity in the erotic practices and as a spice brings vitality and energy.
Modern medicine uses saffron as a soothing, cramps and cons against asthma. Furthermore, saffron has antibacterial, reduces the effects of wine and stimulates digestion. Some doctors have even recognized an anti-tumor activity.