Saffron is a spice derived from the yellow stigma and style of flower saffron crocus. It is one of the highly priced spice. The best quality saffron has only the fine red stigma strands. It is often considered as a seasoning and coloring agent.
Choose saffron with dark red color and floral aroma.
High intake of saffron can cause poisoning, yellowish eyes and skin. Those having bipolar disease must avoid kesar.(2)
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