Uses of saffron

  title={Uses of saffron},
  author={Dov Basker and Moshe Negbi},
  journal={Economic Botany},
The uses of saffron through the ages are discussed. Originally prized both as a medicament and as a dyestuff, these applications have declined in modern times; it has also been used as a perfume. The primary market now is as a food spice—by far the world’s most expensive. 
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