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Saffron / Kesar Kashmiri - (1g)

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NxtGen saffron / Kashmiri kesar is carefully handpicked right from heaven on the earth, Kashmir. Saffron or keshar in Hindi is the most expansive spice of the world, because of its unique aroma and ability to control heartbeat rate, blood pressure, boosts vitality and immunity. In India, from ages, it was a good gesture to give milk with saffron/ kesar or sweets with kesar to honourable guests.

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NxtGen Saffron is pure Kashmiri Kesar or Keshar, rich in aroma and appearance. Saffron is valued very high right from ancient ages of Kings and Queens. Saffron had been always very expensive flower threads which has lot of medicinal values. Saffron is the dried stigma of Crocus Sativus flower, i.e. the thread like part at the center which contains pollen. Only three strands of saffron are obtained from a single flower! Saffron traditionally involves a great deal of human labor thus making it one of the most popular and expensive herb across the globe. In India, this golden herb is produced in the Kashmir valley and has always been in high demand. It is often regarded as the ‘king of spices’ and commands a huge price.

In India, from ages, it was a good gesture to give milk with saffron/ kesar or sweets with kesar to honourable guests to mark the respect. After wedding, on the first night, the couple is served with full glass of milk with 10-12 strands of kesar or saffron, as it is considered one of the finest instant aphrodisiac in India.

Medicinal benefits of Saffron:

1. Good memory booster and Parkinson's: Studies suggest that saffron contains a chemical named crocin, is very good in the treatment of age related mental impairment. Japanese use saffron for the  treatment of Parkinson’s disease, memory loss and inflammation.

2. Helps in delayed puberty, PMS and menstrual discomforts: Some girls, because of some hormones, get late puberty. Just one thread of saffron a day in milk helps stimulate hormones in girls and help getting puberty at correct age. Some research shows the taking saffron regularly for 3 months reduces pain during the menstrual cycle. Research shows that taking  saffron / kesar improves symptoms of PMS (Premenstrual syndrome ) after two menstrual cycles.

3. Controls heart rate and Blood Pressure: Potassium in saffron is good in controlling heart beat by allowing to slow down thus protect the heart. Saffron or Kesar contains many important minerals such as cooper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium. All are helpful in controlling blood pressure as well as in the formation of haemoglobin.

4. Saffron during Pregnancy:Saffron controls mood swings during pregnancy, as hormonal surges during pregnancy can make you cranky and impulsive. Saffron acts as an anti-depressant for those teary, gloomy days by boosting blood flow to brain which produces serotonin, a hormone which will definitely raise your spirit. Just 4-6 stands (petals) of saffron in milk would help to reduce the blood pressure in pregnant women. Saffron relaxes the muscles and acts as a uterine stimulant. it aids to digestion as well and curbs morning sickness as well. In India pregnant women take kesar to get fair colored baby delivery.

5. Saffron for Glowing, radiant and pimples free flawless skin : Make a face pack mixing of saffron / keshar (2 to 3 threads), milk (3 tsp) and sandalwood powder (1 tsp).  Apply the paste on your face, massage gently and left it for 15 minutes followed by washing with fresh water. Once or twice weekly is enough. For Acne, Make a paste of Nxtgen Saffron 8-9 strands and basil leaves (6-7 leaves). Apply the paste over your face and wash the same after 10 minutes. This application is good in prevention of acne, blemishes, pimples, wrinkles and other black spots from the face.

6. To increase vitality and libido: In low libido saffron aids as a sexual stimulant and can be consumed in a dose of a pinch in a glass of milk before going to bed. Some early research suggests that taking saffron might reduce erectile dysfunction and increase the number and duration of erections. Saffron / kesar might improve sperm function in men. 

7. Controls Cold and Cough : Saffron is a stimulant tonic and very effective to treat cold and fever; saffron mixed in milk and applied over the forehead quickly relieves cold.

8. Alzheimer’s disease: Some research shows that taking saffron / kesar by mouth for 22 weeks might improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease about as well as the prescription drug donepezil (Aricept). On the contrast to this drug, taking kesar or saffron orally will not have much side effects, as in the case of drug like loss of appetite, gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, difficulty sleeping, vomiting, or muscle cramping.

9. Saffron is anti depression: Saffron or Kesar is considered as good anti depression supplement for centuries. Various clinical trials also were conducted and they found it is good to supplement the person with saffron in moderate dosage.  Taking  saffron by mouth seems to improve symptoms of depression after 6-8 weeks of treatment. Some studies suggest that saffron might be as effective as taking a low-dose prescription antidepressant such as fluoxetine or imipramine.

Below link is one of the clinical trial for the same published in NCBI, USA Journal.

NCBI USA clinical trials of saffron as anti depression supplement.

Saffron ( crocus sativus ) nutrition value per 100 gms.

Source: USDA National Nutrient data base)
PrincipleNutrient ValuePercentage of RDA
Energy310 Kcal15.5%
Carbohydrates65.37 g50%
Protein11.43 g21%
Total Fat5.85 g29%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Dietary Fiber3.9 g10%
Vitamins
Folates93 µg23%
Niacin1.46 mg9%
Pyridoxine1.010 mg77%
Riboflavin0.267 mg20%
Vitamin A530 IU18%
Vitamin C80.8 mg135%
Electrolytes
Sodium148 mg10%
Potassium1724 mg37%
Minerals
Calcium111 mg11%
Copper0.328 mg37%
Iron11.10 mg139%
Magnesium264 mg66%
Manganese28.408 mg1235%
Phosphorus252 mg36%
Selenium5.6 µg10%
Zinc1.09 mg10%

Precautions using saffron during Pregnancy : 

1. Doctor’s advise against over 1 gm consumption of saffron per day. Saffron increases body’s heat which may lead to abortive conditions. It also triggers movements of the baby which are usually felt after the second trimester. It’s better to consult your obstetrician before consuming saffron.

2. Heart conditions: Saffron might affect how fast and how strong the heart beats. Taking large amounts of saffron might worsen some heart conditions.

3. Low blood pressure: Saffron might lower blood pressure. Taking saffron might make blood pressure become too low in people with low blood pressure.

Reviews

Grade 
11/16/2017

Long strands and superb fragrance

I used kesar when my inlaws came with their friends in milk and sweets ,they were really happy witl the fragrance and the length of the strand ,I Ordered 4 packs for them as they really liked it welldone Oilcure for making my inlaws happy☺

    Grade 
    10/28/2017

    Lovely Saffron

    I liked this kesar very much. Its aroma is same like kashmiri kesar which I bought last year from Kashmir. Lovely saffron.

      Grade 
      10/25/2017

      Beautiful fragrance and colour

      During Diwali time I was quiet busy with commitments so I ordered Kesar online and used it for some of my sweets for Diwali . It gave a very good colour and fragrance ,my friends and relatives asked really liked and asked about kesar please maintain your quality.

        Grade 
        10/15/2017

        lovely saffron

        I liked this saffron very much. Excellent air tight packing, so that we can preserve this in refrigerator for long time. Looks a quality product.

          Grade 
          10/04/2017

          ultimate

          We have used many saffrons from Kashmir and Spain. But this Kashmiri saffron is really great. My entire family liked this kesar. Using regularly with milk.

            Grade 
            09/29/2017

            Quqlity Speaks

            Never got such a quality product in saffron. I am a regular user of saffron with milk for memory and immunity. After using this product I can imagine how inferior (commercial) products i was using so far. Quality speaks.

              Grade 
              09/18/2017

              nice

              kesar is very nice. nice smell, nice air tight packing.

                Grade 
                09/11/2017

                Very good Saffron

                I am a home maker. Used this saffron regularly. Very much appreciation fir its quality.


                  Grade 
                  08/31/2017

                  good one

                  We had a family get together last week. Our cook and Halwai demanded some saffron to be added to lot of sweets and milk. All my family members and guests liked the aroma and flavour of this kesar. Loved it.

                    Grade 
                    08/26/2017

                    Fragnance and colour

                    It has been 2-3 months I have been using the kesar as told by my relative ,being a marwari
                    we use kesar quiet a lot.The quality,fragnance,colour of kesar is too good.My mother in law is also very happy with this kesar.Good job please keep the quality as it is now.

                      Grade 
                      08/24/2017

                      True Saffron

                      We are generally afraid of buying thins like saffron and I searched a lot. Finally I bought saffron from Oilcure, Nxtgen Ayurveda. After using this I am truly satisfied that I got the original saffron, & I am very impressed.

                        Grade 
                        08/22/2017

                        so Kesari

                        This Kesar is beatiful in color, appearance smell and flavour.

                          Grade 
                          08/11/2017

                          Lovely !!!

                          Lovely Kesar.

                            Grade 
                            08/06/2017

                            Good for Pregnants

                            My wife ordered this for her pregnancy time. In between she suggested me to start for myself. We both have used this for almost a year now, reordered 4 times. Now we can feel the difference in our memory and energy levels.

                              Grade 
                              08/03/2017

                              Zaafrin

                              Excellent Zaafron / Saffron.

                                Grade 
                                08/01/2017

                                Outstanding

                                Outstanding Saffron.

                                  Grade 
                                  07/29/2017

                                  Excellent

                                  Excellent Kesar.

                                    Grade 
                                    07/24/2017

                                    Heart Beat

                                    This kesar helped me regulate my irregular heart beat.

                                      Grade 
                                      07/19/2017

                                      Good Product

                                      Used 1 gm pack from Nxtgen. Product Quality is good...thanks

                                        Grade 
                                        07/15/2017

                                        immuniy booster

                                        My kids were suffering with frequent cold and cough. After having this saffron they are falling sick very less and their memory powder also is on rise.

                                          Grade 
                                          06/28/2017

                                          Good Saffron

                                          Like the Saffron very much

                                            Grade 
                                            05/13/2017

                                            genuine kesar

                                            quality is very good.

                                              Grade 
                                              05/07/2017

                                              Super duper aroma.

                                              We have been buying saffron from market and online as well. We bought saffron from this website based on its authenticity.

                                              We really like its lingering aroma, freshness and genuinity. Thumbs Up.

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                                                Saffron / Kesar Kashmiri - (1g)

                                                Saffron / Kesar Kashmiri - (1g)

                                                NxtGen saffron / Kashmiri kesar is carefully handpicked right from heaven on the earth, Kashmir. Saffron or keshar in Hindi is the most expansive spice of the world, because of its unique aroma and ability to control heartbeat rate, blood pressure, boosts vitality and immunity. In India, from ages, it was a good gesture to give milk with saffron/ kesar or sweets with kesar to honourable guests.

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