Sunday, May 2, 2010

Saffron, Kesar, kumkumapoo

Saffron has been used for many years by therapists in ayurvedic medicines against headaches coughs colds and considered good for digestion. It is also considered good for the skin. It figures in many Grndma's remedies even today.

Good quality saffron can be kept for 2-3 years, but poor quality saffron deteriorates rapidly.So it is important to buy the best quality from a reliable source.

Saffron must be protected from dampness and direct light to retain its properties.

With genuine saffron one must soak the filaments for few minutes in warm water or milk before the strong colour, aroma and flavour emerge.

Beware of cheap saffron. It is advisable only to purchase reknowned brands.

18 comments:

  1. Thanks for the informative post dear...

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  2. very informative post .....
    I keep my saffron in the fridge.

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  3. Thanks for sharing all these awesome info dear...very useful :)

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  4. I'm also very particular about the quality of saffron. Nice post
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. Interesting and informative info on saffron.

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  6. nice write-up about these precious strands !!!

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  7. Informative post... thanks for sharing ..

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  8. Thanks for such an informative post. I was'nt aware of the wonderful medicinal properties of Saffron...

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  9. useful information...great work!

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  10. good info on saffron...good work...


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  11. Saffron is used as medicine Cough, Asthma, Fever, Epilepsy Patients, Pimples/Acne and Skin diseases, Alcoholism, Tuberculosis, Cataract and skin diseases.
    Great article….!!! Nice to know about new things with helping concept.
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