The research was funded by saffron Pharmactive Biotech. According to researcher Adrian Lopresti of Murdoch University, the symptoms of depression in patients using saffron are getting better compared to patients using only mental tranquilizers. Lopresti added that people with depression taking saffron also have an improvement in sleep, happy mood in everyday life.
Saffron is grown mainly in Iran and has a market price of about 3,000 USD / kg.
However, some scientists participating in the independent study said that just adding saffron to a person's diet does not seem to improve his mental health, but the new findings of the study. The above can offer a range of treatment solutions for people with depression.
According to researcher Lopresti, doctors can combine saffron with antidepressant drugs at the beginning of the treatment process or be placed in the middle of the treatment process if the condition of the depressed person is not resolved. to.
Saffron is grown mainly in Iran and has a market price of about 3,000 USD / kg, making this spice even more expensive than some precious metals like silver.