Roughly 150 flowers produce 1g of dry saffron thread. No doubt, saffron has to be the most expensive spice in the world. It is derived from the dry stigmata of the plant Crocus Sativus.
This product of the crocus flower adds not only aromatic flavor to foods, but also a beautiful golden color. Saffron is used as a culinary seasoning when added to cottage cheese, chicken and meat, rice, mayonnaise, liquors and cordials. It is also used in specialty breads, cakes, confectionaries and traditional Indian cuisine. Saffron is also used as a perfume in cosmetics. In
medicine saffron is used in fevers, melancholia, and enlargement of liver and spleen. In Ayurvedic medicines it is used to heal arthritis, impotence and infertility. It has wide range of uses in Chinese and Tibetan medicines.
Victory 100% Pure Kashmir Saffron is worth its weight in gold. Obtained strictly in high altitude Kashmir Mountains, it is grown in
pristine surroundings without use of any chemicals. Normally sold by us in packs of 1g to 5g.