Herbs and Spices are among the important ingredients that are used extensively in the preparation of food and many delicacies. We trade in high quality herbs and spices originating from a wide range of countries around the world. We ensure that the herbs and spices we offer are processed and grown in the most hygienic conditions and farms.
Saffron has been considered as one of the most valued spice and has been used as a colouring agent in food preparations for many centuries. It has been observed to have tremendous medicinal properties. We are committed to quality and ensure that our saffron belongs to the highest graded standard: Grade “A”/ Grade 1 category. Imported from leading saffron producing nations like Spain and India, we source handpicked finest pure (Genuine) quality saffron from the recent crop produce.
Available in packed boxes of 1 Gram and 2 Grams, our BLS Branded Saffron promises to contain pure red filaments of the finest quality.Perfect for cooking, ‘BLS’ Branded Saffron is an excellent food ingredient with natural colouring. Ideal for all auspicious occasions, ‘BLS’ Branded Saffron makes an excellent gift.
‘BLS’ saffron is available to you at your doorstep at no extra delivery charge. You just need to place your orders with us, and we shall ship it to your location, without any charge. In addition, we also have a 10 days return policy with 100% refund, if you are not satisfied with our offered quality. BLS Saffron is meant for those who do not believe in compromising in quality and prefer the highest standards in food products. We take pride in the genuineness of our quality.
Research has indicated that Crocin, Safranal and Picrocrocin from saffron may be involved in ant-cancer activity by inhibiting the growth of human cancer cells in vitro.
In traditional Chinese system, saffron has been used to improve blood circulation and cure bruises. Saffron contains Crocetin, a carotenoid that contributes the most health benefits of saffron. Crocetin has been shown to enhance the oxygen diffusivity through plasma and other liquids, increase alveolar oxygen transport and enhance pulmonary oxygenation. They also lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides in the body and help in the treatment of atherosclerosis and arthritis. In a study of hyperlipemia rats, crocin decreased cholesterol, triglyceride and low density lipoprotein levels, and increased the content of high density lipoprotein.
Safranal, a constituent of saffron, exhibits high antioxidant and free radical scavenging activity. Studies show that saffron improves vision and is an effectual weapon to prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is the commonest cause of blindness in the elderly. They are also reported to be good memory enhancers.
In ancient cultures, saffron was used to relieve stomach aches and kidney stones. They regulate the production of stomach acids and promote contractions of the uterine muscles. Saffron is also used to massage the gums in order to reduce inflammation and tenderness. Saffron oil can be used to treat insect bites and stings, heal throat irritation due to cough. It takes more than 450,000 flowers to yield a single kilo of the spice. The expense and efforts may be well worth considering the possible health benefits the spice offers. However, saffron must be used in moderation, as high doses are known to be toxic.