Gift Morocco newly introduced organic saffron to its large selection of natural products.
Morocco is among the leader producers of saffron in the world and the only country in Africa that offers this amazing product. The quality of Moroccan saffron is known for its high quality and natural coloring power.
In Morocco, saffron grows in the region of Taliouine. Just as the Argan oil is called the liquid gold, the saffron is called the red gold of Taliouine. This product has this designation because it comes from a delicate flower and has amazing properties. Moreover, it requires a special soil and weather conditions: a hot summer where the temperature ranges between 30 and 40 Celsius degrees and a winter of a temperature that doesn’t go below 15 Celsius degrees.
This delicate flower that gives saffron is called Crocus Sativus. It is a bulbous and purple plant that belongs to the family of Iridaceae. The most important part of the Crocus Sativus flower is the long red stigmas. Every flower contains three long red stigmas that turns into saffron once they are dried.
The Moroccan saffron’s characteristics are a beautiful dark red, a strong smell and a distinguished flavor. It gives an unparalleled taste and color to your food. These characteristics give saffron the possibility to be used as a spice or as a natural dye.
Saffron is also known for its medicinal virtues. It is a powerful antioxidant. It helps fight cancer cells by neutralizing harmful free radicals. It also helps reduce premenstrual and menstrual pain. Studies have shown that 30 mg daily helps with the treatment of symptoms such as pain, headaches and cravings.
Saffron has a nickname of “sunshine spice” because it helps with mild to moderate depression. Actually, studies have shown that taking 30 mg on a daily basis can be as effective as conventional depression treatments (Fluoxetine, Imipramine, and Citalopram).
Saffron has several other benefits such as reducing fatigue, insomnia and cardiovascular events.
It is suggested to consume it with your herbal tea or mixed with honey. It can also be used for in cosmetic formulas and beauty recipes.
Gift Morocco offers the best and finest quality of this amazing plant. It is organic and certified ECOCERT and USDA. It is exported worldwide.