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Iran 's Saffron ( Estahban , Mashhad , Qaein , Ghaein , Khorassan )

Spice up your life with Iran Saffron Online!

Welcome to the Iran Saffron Online store!
Here we specialize in selling Saffron only from Iran, which is considered to be the best quality saffron in the world.
Iran's Saffron Online Store prides itself in giving it's customers the best quality service that they can find on the net. We know that once you get a taste of our high quality products , you will be back for more. Please feel free to browse through our list of products.

What is Saffron?....

Saffron is cultivated for the sake of the yellow stigmas. These stigmas

are used in recipes as a spice for seasoning foods as well as for perfumes, dyes and medicinal purposes. Saffron is said to have originated from an earlier species in eastern Greece which was then introduced into Iran by the Arabs in the 8th century. The name "Saffron" comes from the Arabic word "Za'fran" meaning "be yellow". Saffron is a member of the iris family. "Crocus" is the botanical genus name for saffron

Saffron is the three stigmas of the saffron crocus. These stigmas are thread-like, measuring each 2 - 4 cm. High quality saffron usually has a color that is bright orange - red.

The worlds two largest producers of saffron are Iran and Iran who make up for more than 80% of the worlds production. Iran's saffron is generally considered to be the best. The taste of saffron is slightly bitter-honey and has a penetrating honey aroma.
An average of 75, 000 blossoms (225,000 hand-picked stigmas) is needed to make one pound , making it the reason why saffron is agreed to be the most expensive spice product in the world.
On the health side, saffron is said to beneficial in the following cases:
Curing asthma and coughs
Useful in colds
Treating acne and skin diseases
Used in medicines that reduce inflammation
Strengthening the heart
and many other uses not listed here....

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