Saffron is treated as one of the costliest spices in the world. People around the world use saffron for multiple benefits such as enhanced libido, radiant skin and boosting their mood. It is indeed one of the costliest spices in the world.
The reason for its high price is its labor-intensive harvesting method, which makes its production costly. Saffron is recommended by medical practitioners and health experts for its medicinal properties.
Lets have a look at some of the key benefits that saffron offers –
1. Glowing skin
Drinking saffron water will give you red glow skin. A regular dose of saffron makes your skin cells and tissues get brighter, and removes all the bacteria and dead cells from your skin. A glass of saffron water gives you freshness for the whole day.
2. Protection from UV rays
Harmful UV rays reach your skin and cause damage to your skin cells and tissues which leads to premature skin ageing. Saffron contains crocin that fights against antioxidants present in our skin. Regular drinking of saffron water helps you fight against the harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays of the sun which cause damage to your skin.
3. Heals the wounds faster
As the summer starts people generally face the problems like skin infections and scarring. Saffron has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which helps in faster healing of wounds. It is also a proven fact that regular drinking of saffron water helps to heal the wound faster and promotes new cells faster in your skin.
4. Reduces pigmentation
Pigmentation generally occurs in summers due to high sun exposure. Many health experts suggest that in order to reduce pigmentation, one should regularly drink saffron water. It won’t clog your pores and make your skin bright and plump. A glowing skin without any pigmentation is a done deal after a consistent consumption of saffron water over a period of time.
5. Removes sun tan
Most people work in an environment in which their skin gets tanned because of continuous exposure in the sun. You can use this recipe to remove tan from your body – saffron with cinnamon in water for five min on low flame. Then strain and let the water cool down for a few minutes and then drink. You will start seeing miracle on your face in a week.
6. Moisturises your skin
During summer we always use moisturizer. It is helpful as it will keep our skin tight and plump. You can use saffron in almond oil or carrier oil. Add a few drops of saffron in the oil and apply all over your skin. This will give you immediate results – glow of your face and a natural moisturiser on your skin.
7. Brightens up your skin
Most people want that their skin looks bright. They use a lot of chemical products to keep their face bright all the time but these chemicals beauty products won’t be essential for them, as they have a lot of side effects on their face.
Try to drink regular saffron water to keep your skin Brightening or you can use the Saffron face mask for brightening skin treatment, add 3 or 4 strands of saffron and mix some honey into it. After ten minutes, rinse off with water. You will see the miracle on your face.