Mongra saffron commonly known as “kesar” is a type of high-quality saffron from Kashmir, that is derived from the Crocus sativus flower. It is considered to be a luxury spice and one of the most expensive and rare types of saffron due to its intense color, aroma, and flavor. The Mongra saffron threads are thick and contain a high amount of crocin, which is the compound responsible for its intense color. Our saffron comes from Pampore, Kashmir and is sourced from a single estate. Approximately 150 flowers produce 1 gm of mongra saffron. This luxury spice has many uses in food as well as alternative Indian medicine.
Ingredients: Grade -1 mongra saffron
Antioxidant properties: Saffron contains antioxidants that may help protect the body against free radicals and oxidative stress, which can contribute to chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.
Mood regulation: Saffron has been shown to have mood-regulating properties and may help alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Anti-inflammatory properties: Saffron contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory properties, which may help reduce inflammation in the body and alleviate symptoms of conditions such as arthritis and asthma.
Improved brain function: Saffron may improve brain function and cognitive abilities, such as memory and learning.
Reduced PMS symptoms: Saffron may help reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), such as mood swings, irritability, and cravings.
Improved sexual function: Saffron has been shown to have aphrodisiac properties and may help improve sexual function and libido.
Improved vision: Saffron may help improve vision and protect against age-related macular degeneration, a condition that can cause vision loss in older adults.
Brightening and evening of skin tone: Saffron contains compounds that may help lighten and brighten the skin, reducing the appearance of dark spots and uneven skin tone.
Improved skin texture: Saffron may help improve skin texture by promoting cell turnover and reducing the appearance of acne scars and other blemishes.
Moisturizing properties: Saffron may help moisturize the skin and improve its overall hydration levels.
How to Use:
In food: Saffron is commonly used as a spice in cooking, particularly in rice dishes and desserts. A small amount of saffron can add a unique flavor and color to dishes.
In beverages: Saffron can be used to flavor beverages such as tea and milk, and can also be used to make saffron-infused water.
In skincare products: Saffron can be mixed with face masks, serums, and creams. A small amount of saffron can be mixed with sandalwood paste (“Chandan”) to make a cooling face mask at home.
Taste and Aroma: Honey, jasmine, hay and almond
Precaution: Once opened store in an air tight container away from moisture.Do not refrigerate
Size: 1 gm