The Safranal or Safran is a plant used in our specialty natural at gum homeopathic, which has the essential effects of being a " super relaxer "as a complement food.
Native to Crete for at least 3500 years (according to recent botanical studies), the Saffronal from the Saffron bulbous perennial plant, 10 to 30 cm high, blooms into three elongated, orange-red stigmas.
They are used in pharmacy but also in cooking or for their dyeing properties...
A bit of history
The Sumerians, all our ancestors, used it for their magic potions...
Renowned for its medicinal properties, people ate it to improve libido,mood and memory.
Precious remedy, it is transmitted from century to century, which is recalled by this Latin quotation: "confortare crocus dicatur laetificando et partes lascas firmare, hepare reparando" translation of this quotation: "Saffron comforts, it excites joy, firms up any viscera, and repairs the liver. »
Safranal, derived from Saffron, was also very present in traditional Chinese medicine to improve circulation, calm abdominal disorders or "legendary disorders of pulmonary embolism", with a recognized overall beneficial action on the respiratory system.
Dioscorides, a Greek physician, pharmacologist and botanist from the beginning of our era, already noticed diuretic, antitussive and aphrodisiac properties.
In the middle of the 14th century, Saffron was perceived as a effective remedy against the terrible black plague that raged at that time. (historical fact)
At the end of the 19th century, France was a major producer, particularly in the Gâtinais.
Do you know that?
It takes 170,000 stigmas to obtain 1 kg of saffron.
Which makes it the most expensive and coveted spice in the world!
Safranal from Safran can be used to relieve menstrual disorders, to soothe baby when he has his teething troubles.
It is true that it contains an impressive variety of plant compounds that act as antioxidants, molecules that protect cells against free radicals and oxidative stress.
Notable antioxidants in saffron include :
Crocine, crocetin, pigments that give the red colour to Saffron and regulate the chemistry of the brain.
Saffronal gives Saffron its distinct taste and aroma.
Its traditional uses?
It was formerly used to Stimulate the libido, male and female
It is traditionally used in cases of anxiety, depression, stress, anxiety and mental fatigue.
Studies? Yes !
The qualities that were once attributed to him are recognized today.
According to Iranian At the Mashhad Faculty of Medicine, the effectiveness of Saffron is said to be close to that of Prozac: "30 mg of saffron a day for six weeks would help to counter a mild depression".
AKHONDZADEH S et al. Crocus sativus L. in the treatment of mild to moderate depression: a doubleblind,randomized and placebocontrolled trial. Phytother Res. 2005; 19:148-151.
We are very attentive to the quality of the specialities in our Erasers Homeopathic.
1550 BC the Saffron appears in a hieroglyph on a papyrus. It is the oldest known medical treatise!
The organolepty of Saffron is characterized by the proportion of its very particular constituents. Indeed, the colour comes from the carotenoids of the crocine family and the bitter taste attributed to the picrocines.
Safranal is best known for its action on the mood.
Often used as a dietary supplement, the quality of our Safranal derived from Saffron complements the benefits of our specialty Zen Attitude composed of four plants.
What are the virtues of saffronal in our speciality Zen Attitude : Fight against burn-out and stress
Apart from the benefit of not being "knocked out" and polluted by the heavy chemistry of benzodiazepines, the Saffron extract used does not bring any unpleasant sensation of "dry mouth" nor addictions or drowsiness.
Saffron extract titrated in Safranal, used in our Erasers Homeopathicis a benefit against the depression and the stressThe dose of Saffron in 2 daily oral doses of 30 mg. (advice of use of Zen Attitude up to 5 gums per day for 70 mg)
Knowing that the speed of assimilation of a component and its bioavailability play a key role in the action and effectiveness of its active ingredients, sublingual assimilation seems to be the most effective because 100% of the active ingredients go into the circulatory system without any loss and without danger to the liver.
Iranian Saffron would have the best quality por reasons of exposure to the sun.
Thus, this component, in our product HomeogumThe "stress and depression" treatment, helps to balance depression and stress disorders.
STUDY: Abe et al. Effects of saffron extract and its constituent crocin on learning behaviour and long-term potentiation. Phytotherapy Research, 14 (2000) 149-152