When you purchase with us, at least 13% of every sale is donated to Afghan farmers, women and their families.
Afghan Saffron Co. has created an outlet for the less fortunate by bridging the gap between third world poverty and economic opportunity here in America.
We provide hope and financial independence for Afghan farmers who have been raising their families in a war zone for decades.
Afghan Saffron Co. produces jobs, while exporting the World’s finest quality of Saffron grown in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan. Handpicked, dried, packed and delivered fresh directly to you.
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world and is often referred to as the “Sunshine Spice” not only for its rich dark red color, but because it may help brighten your mood. That’s right! Saffron may significantly treat symptoms of mild-to-moderate depression. Studies have shown that Saffron is a powerful antioxidant which contains numerous health benefits. Saffron, being high in antioxidants may help neutralize free radicals which have been linked to chronic diseases such as cancer. Studies have also shown that Saffron may help reduce PMS symptoms such as; irritability, headaches, inflammation, cravings and even smelling saffron helps lower stress levels and may help reduce anxiety. Taking Saffron may also improve erectile disfunction, sexual desire and overall satisfaction.
Saffron has been used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine, a traditional Indian healthy-lifestyle system that has been practiced for over 5,000 years. Ayurveda emphasizes treatment of illnesses through daily practices such as meditation, yoga and dietary changes. Saffron tea also plays a significant role in Ayurvedic medicine. Drinking Saffron tea may help reduce blood pressure and work as a natural anti-depressant.
Ayurveda practices have been traced back to 6,000 BCE. Studies also show that Saffron has been used as a topical to help treat the skin. The powder of Saffron mixed with milk and honey may be consumed to help improve skin complexion. Saffron paste applied to the skin may help areas affected with blackheads, pimples, discoloration, headaches and joint pain.