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Therapeutic Uses

In addition to the crocine, picrocrocin and safranal, carotenoids and aldehydes that are responsible for their organoleptic properties, saffron has other compounds (vitamins and aromatic substances) that in addition to the above provide therapeutic benefits.

Different scientific publications on the biomedical properties of saffron support its historical use in the treatment and prevention of different diseases.


  • Anticarcinogen
  • Neuronal Regenerator. Actions on memory and depression that are associated with neurodegenerative diseases, improving learning, cognitive processes and anxiety.
  • Inhibits pancreatic lipase, preventing diseases such as ulcers, gastroenteritis and pancreatitis.
  • Powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory
  • Used as an aphrodisiac in different cultures.
  • Favourable effect on diabetes
  • Antitussive effect.
  • Hepatoprotective action.
  • Tissue oxygenator, characteristic that has linked its use to cosmetics as well.

Expert Opinion

“Montsec's Saffon is an artisanal product, fresh, scented and with the signature color of a reddish sun, to excite the lovers of saffron and to seduce those who will discover it for the first time".
Carme Ruscalleda
Sant Pau restaurant

Expert Opinion

“More than talk about the quality of the product, I want to thank the effort of these young entrepenerus in the difficult task of creating a product that we have become used to underappreciate. Thanks to them I've rediscovered high quality saffron! Keep working like this!”.
Manel Armengol
Major Trentasis restaurant

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