University of L’Aquila, 67100 L’Aquila, Italy – 2014
Topic: Antitumor Effects of Saffron-Derived Carotenoids in Prostate Cancer Cell Models
Topic: Saffron as anti-cancer and anti-tumor
Preclinical studies have shown that dietary intake of carotenoids has antitumor effects suggesting their potential preventive and/or therapeutic roles.
Natural Medicine Journal – 2012
Topic: Saffron for sexual dysfunction in women
At the end of the 4th week, the women in the saffron group experienced significantly more improvements in their total Female Sexual Function Index score, as well as arousal and lubrication.
Researchers have identified numerous ways in which saffron (the yellow pigment obtained from crocus sativus L.) interacts with cells to have beneficial effects on enzymes, hormone receptors and cell survival. Saffron also, has antimicrobial effects that can help overcome antibiotic resistance in multi-resistant bacterial strains.
Journal of Ethnopharmacology - 2004
Topic: Saffron & Mood Swings
Taking 30-mg of Saffron a day for 6 weeks help to relieve stress, anxiety, calm the mind and assist in mood support.
Exir® Saffron 30 mg. dietary supplement tablets
Contain 8% Safranal(2.4 mg) plus 15% crocin (4.5 mg).
Other suppliers claim 88 mg. saffron extract with a Safranal potency of 0.03 % (0.265 mg),
which means it takes 9 capsules of their brand to equal just 1, Exir® Saffron Tablet.
Take 1 Tablet 2-3 times daily. For optimal results it is best to leave a two-hour gap between the consumption of medications and dietary supplements.