Saffron with scientific name of Crocus sativus is the most expensive spice in the world. To harvest one kilogram of saffron stigma, about 200,000 saffron flowers are needed. Iran, as the largest saffron producer in the world, annually produces about 250 tons of premium saffron. Unfortunately, more than 85 percent of this saffron is exported to other countries as a raw material with no any added value. The consumption of saffron in Iran has a long history and it is one of the principle ingredients of our traditional medicine. It has been used for centuries for its anti-depressant activity, anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects, aphrodisiac properties and ability to regulate menstruation.
Saffron has been used in Iranian traditional cuisine due to its delicate aroma, taste and color as the spice of Emperors. The active ingredients of saffron, which produce its characteristic aroma, taste and color, all have therapeutic properties and are respectively safranal, picrocrocin and crocin.
In NanoAge encapsulated saffron extract products, these molecules are protected and preserved properly, giving possibility to formulate them in various forms with different applications.
Saffron creams based on stigma and petal extracts are suitable for reducing symptoms of aging, inflammation, wrinkles, and have great properties in skin regeneration and rejuvenation.
Saffron stigma extract tablet with standard amount of active materials is a potent natural antioxidant. The product is designed for use as antidepressant, aphrodisiac and for menstruation problems.
The instant saffron tablet is a product to prepare a quick saffron refreshment. Just put one of these pills in a glass of cold or warm water and prepare a drink with a pleasant flavor and pleasant color of saffron in seconds.
Powder and granule of saffron stigma encapsulated extract are designed for use by industries which are producing saffron products, spices blends, desserts, ice cream, beverages, flavors, in restaurants and by other consumers of saffron extract. These products are easy to use and will give more freedom to manufacturer in their formulations. Because of encapsulation they are more stable as bulk materials and finished products in storage with higher shelf life.
- Saffron stigma extract supplement tablet
- Instant saffron tablet
- Saffron stigma cream
- Saffron petal cream
- Powder extract of saffron stigma
- Granule extract of saffron stigma