Saffron helps against depression
The use of saffron to treat depression has a long history in the Persian traditional medicine. New researches report that this spice has mood-enhancing properties and can also be used as an anti-stress agent. Saffron helps with depression and stress, without any side effects. New researches have shown that Safranal, the main aromatic content of saffron, can rise serotonin hormone, the most commonly prescribed antidepressant similarly to anti-stress drugs, only without side effects.