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Latin Name(s): Crocus sativus

English Name(s): Saffron

Sanskrit / Indian Name (s): Kumkuma


Cure for: Saffron is also credited with various medicinal properties. It is used as a nerve sedative. It is used in small doses, in fevers, melancholia, enlargement of the liver, and asthma.

It is also considered useful for treating anemia, chlorosis and seminal debility. It also has stimulant and stomachic properties and is considered to be a remedy for catarrhal affections of children. Due to its aromatic property It is also used in perfumes and dyes.

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