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Organic Kashmiri Saffron - Himalayan Kesar (Crocus Sativus)

Organic Kashmiri Saffron - Himalayan Kesar (Crocus Sativus)

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About Our Kesar saffron.

Origin: Kashmir Mountains

Other Names: Saffron, Crocus Sativus, Kesar, Zafran

Description: The finest quality organic saffron available, with a deep red colour, rich aroma, and intense flavour. Sourced from the pristine valleys of Kashmir, India, it is grown using natural, organic farming resulting in a pure, high-grade product that adds a unique touch of luxury to any dish, while also being healthy and eco-friendly. Our saffron is also ethically sourced. We work directly with local farmers to create a sustainable income for them.

Kashmiri Saffron is the only Saffron in the world cultivated at an altitude of 1800m above sea level, ideal for exquisite quality saffron harvest.

We take pride in the quality of our organic saffron, which is free from harmful chemicals and pesticides. We carefully source our saffron to ensure it is of the highest purity and quality. Our saffron has a dark red colour, a potent aroma, and a soft, silky texture with wide and flat stigmas, which sets it apart from other saffrons in the market. When mixed with water, the red stigma imparts a strong yellow colour, making it an excellent ingredient for cooking, baking, and traditional herbal medicine.

Order your Premium Kashmiri Kesar Saffron today and experience the delicious taste and aroma of one of the world's most prized spice!

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Key Benefits

Rich in Antioxidants: Kashmiri Kesar Saffron is packed with powerful antioxidants, including crocin, crocetin, safranal, and kaempferol. These compounds are known for their anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, and neuroprotective properties. Studies have shown that crocin and crocetin in saffron play a role in improving mood, memory, and learning ability.

Enhances Mood and Alleviates Depression: The active compounds in saffron, especially safranal, have been linked to promoting serotonin levels in the brain, which can help elevate mood and combat depressive symptoms. Clinical trials suggest saffron might be as effective as certain conventional treatments for mild to moderate depression.

Supports Visual Health: Saffron has been shown to contain natural compounds that support the health of the retina and visual performance. In studies, daily consumption of saffron was associated with improved visual function in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Aids in Digestion and Appetite Control: Kashmiri saffron can act as an antispasmodic, reducing spasms and aiding in digestion. Additionally, saffron has an appetite-reducing effect, helping in weight management by curbing unnecessary snacking.

Suggested Use

Suggested Use for Kashmiri Kesar Saffron:

Culinary Delights:

  • Rice Dishes: A pinch of saffron elevates the flavor and color of traditional dishes like biryani, paella, or risotto.
  • Desserts: Add saffron to puddings, ice creams, or baked goods for a luxurious touch.
  • Teas & Infusions: A few strands in your morning or evening tea can provide a rich aroma and a delightful flavor.

Traditional Herbal Medicine:

  • Mood Enhancer: Incorporate saffron into herbal tonics or milks to potentially elevate mood.
  • Digestive Aid: Use saffron as a part of digestive teas or concoctions.

Beauty & Skincare:

  • Face Packs: Saffron's antioxidant properties can be utilized in homemade face packs. Mix saffron with milk or rose water and apply to the face.
  • Saffron Water: Let saffron strands infuse in water overnight. Use this saffron-infused water as a toner or to mix with face packs.

Storage: To maintain its potency, store saffron in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. An airtight container is ideal.

Optimal Quantity: For most dishes, a pinch (roughly 3-5 strands) is sufficient to impart flavour, aroma, and colour. However, the quantity can be adjusted according to individual preferences and the specific recipe.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information 1g :

Calories: Less than 3

Carbohydrates: 0.65 grams

Proteins: 0.12 grams

Fats: 0.03 grams

Vitamins and Minerals:

  • Vitamin C: 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine): Less than 0.01 mg
  • Vitamin A: 3 IU
  • Potassium: 13 mg
  • Magnesium: 2 mg
  • Iron: 0.08 mg
  • Manganese: 0.28 mg

Bioactive Compounds:

  • Crocin: Responsible for saffron's rich color and some of its health benefits.
  • Safranal: Gives saffron its characteristic aroma and has potential antioxidant properties.
  • Picrocrocin: Imparts the bitter taste to saffron.

Antioxidants: Kesar Saffron is rich in certain antioxidants, which can help in neutralising harmful free radicals in the body.

Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Sweet Health?

Premium Quality:
At Sweet Health, we don't compromise. Our Saffron is the epitome of purity, ensuring that what reaches you is nothing short of excellence. Our adherence to organic standards combined with rigorous quality control measures guarantees a consistent, premium product every time.

Championing Natural Wellbeing:
Our core value lies in fostering natural and healthy living. Every product and service we offer is a testament to our commitment to improving health and wellbeing. By choosing Sweet Health, you're choosing a life enriched by nature's best.

A Commitment to Sustainability:
For us, excellence doesn't stop at product quality. We are acutely aware of our role in the larger ecological narrative. From ethically sourcing ingredients to choosing eco-friendly packaging and distribution methods, every step we take is with sustainability at its heart, ensuring we cherish and protect our planet.

Empowering Communities:
Behind every product lies the hard work of local farmers who are the backbone of our supply chain. By partnering with small farms, we not only guarantee the artisanal quality and craftsmanship of our products but also support local communities. We believe in preserving time-honored agricultural practices while ensuring a fair livelihood for the farmers.

Choose Sweet Health – where premium quality meets ethical responsibility, and where each purchase makes a difference in promoting natural health and sustainable living.

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