What does fake saffron look like?

According to Aaj News, director of the production and processing research group of the Medicinal Plants Research Complex of ACECR, said: “Today, there are many empirical and laboratory methods for distinguishing the main saffron from counterfeits, which some criteria such as the specific color and smell of saffron and its compounds contribute to this identification. […]

Could saffron be an effective supplement for helping manage COVID-19?

A new study has explored the potential use of saffron (Crocus sativus L.) as a supplement for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative agent of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). With the increase of mutations in SARS-CoV-2, as well as the mass demand for effective, affordable and safe vaccines rising with each challenge attached […]