New applications and mechanisms of action of saffron and its important ingredients.

@article{Bathaie2010NewAA,
  title={New applications and mechanisms of action of saffron and its important ingredients.},
  author={S Zahra Bathaie and Seyedeh Zeinab Mousavi},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 8},
  pages={761-86}
}
Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) has been an important subject of interest for research teams in the past two decades because of its various biological properties. Chemical analysis has shown the presence of more than 150 components in saffron stigmas. Here, we review the medicinal and industrial applications of saffron. Then, the new findings from different… CONTINUE READING