Saffron

Known as: Crocus L., Crocus, Saffrons 
A plant genus, in the IRIDACEAE family, known as a source of Saffron.
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2014
2014
Crocus sativus stigmas are the source of the saffron spice and accumulate the apocarotenoids crocetin, crocins, picrocrocin, and… (More)
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2009
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2009
Crude extracts from Inula aucherana, Fumaria officinalis, Crocus sativus, Vicum album, Tribulus terestris, Polygonatum… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
First identified by the Egyptians in 2640 BC, podagra (acute gout occurring in the first metatarsophalangeal joint) was later… (More)
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2005
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2005
Increased oxidative stress has been implicated in the mechanisms of delayed neuronal cell death following cerebral ischemic… (More)
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2004
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2004
The known properties of saffron (Crocus sativus, L.) and its components have been examined. Recently, hormone like effects in… (More)
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2004
2004
Saffron, the dry stigma of Crocus sativus L., is considered to be the world’s most expensive spice. Three major apocarotenoids… (More)
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2003
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2003
The accumulation of three major carotenoid derivatives-crocetin glycosides, picrocrocin, and safranal-is in large part… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Crocus sativus L. (saffron) is used in folk medicine, for example as an antiedematogenic agent. We aimed to evaluate… (More)
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1999
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1999
A common flavonol, kaempferol, isolated from the fresh flower petals of Crocus sativus L. (Iridaceae) was found to inhibit the… (More)
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1991
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1991
Topical application of Nigella sativa and Crocus sativus extracts (common food spices) inhibited two-stage initiation/promotion… (More)
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